12 June 1995 Enhanced vision: an airline view of the needs and benefits
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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.
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David R. Haapala, David R. Haapala, } "Enhanced vision: an airline view of the needs and benefits", Proc. SPIE 2464, Air Traffic Control Technologies, (12 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.211488; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.211488
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