TITLE

D-GPS-equipped 737 completes Langley tests

PUB. DATE
October 1993
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/4/93, Vol. 139 Issue 14, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the completion of 31 Wilcox Electric `hands-off' automatic landings developed using only differential global positioning system (D-GPS) for guidance by a National Aeronautics and Space Administration Langley Center 737. Operation of the Wilcox systems without the aid of carrier -phase tracking techniques; Findings of tests of the ground-D-GPS terminal.
ACCESSION #
9401313371

Tags: AIRPLANES -- Landing;  BOEING 737 (Jet transport)

 

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