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Enhanced vision: an airline view of the needs and benefits
Author(s): David R. Haapala
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Paper Abstract

For several decades, airlines have relied on autopilots to guide and land aircraft in very low visibility conditions. In the 1990s, new technology such as the satellite-based, U.S. Global Positioning System and imaging systems based on infrared and millimeter wave radar, provide an opportunity to dramatically change the low-visibility landing paradigm. While the technology may be available, however, the challenge is to apply it in a way that is workable operationally and is sensitive to current airline economic reality.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 June 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2464, Air Traffic Control Technologies, (12 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.211488
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David R. Haapala, Air Economics Group, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2464:
Air Traffic Control Technologies
Robert G. Otto; James Lenz, Editor(s)

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