TITLE

The radar that may save lives, if allowed to

PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/18/94, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Federal Aviation Administration is two years behind schedule on a planned 47-airport radar system that could warn pilots of violent wind shifts. The July 1994, 37-fatality crash of a USAir DC-9 which might have been prevented if Charlotte's jetport had what's known as Terminal Doppler Weather Radar; Need for towers to sit 8 to 12 miles from the airports and in line with runways; Objections raised in various areas over the towers.
ACCESSION #
9407127504

 

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