TITLE

Keeping an ear to the sky

AUTHOR(S)
Firth, Niall
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);6/27/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7678, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that an air traffic control system which employs acoustic sensor technology to detect aircraft as they take off and land is ready for full-scale testing. European Union-funded Safe-Airport project; Acoustic sensors, composed of phased-array microphones to complement conventional radar-based control systems in the immediate vicinity of airports.
ACCESSION #
17815129

 

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