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TLS packaging

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Tuesday August 26, 2014 The ANPC TLS is integrated into a 20 foot intermodal shipping container with securely mounted components and components that are shock isolated with steel coils. The system container may be transported by any means using ship, rail, overland vehicle transport, aircraft or a combination of these methods as it is a […]

Solution to false capture

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Tuesday August 26, 2014 Traditional ILS systems are commonly known to have false capture indications for the pilot who does not cross check effectively. AW&ST July 24, 2014 highlighted this dangerous scenario with a story titled “False Promises” page 38. NASA has logged 57 occurrences of false glide slope capture. According to the AW&ST story, […]

Solution for short runway and sloping terrain

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Tuesday August 26, 2014 Short runways that end at a body of water, a cliff, or other obstacle cannot physically have an ILS localizer installed with the signal aligned within tolerance for course width. Or in other cases the ILS localizer would be well off the airport property boundary and in an area that would […]

Climbing safety

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Tuesday October 23, 2012 When climbing, always use the vertical fall arrest protection system made for 3/8 inch diameter solid core wire cable that automatically travels with climber. Safety cable kits normally contain the top and bottom brackets, safety cable and cable restraint brackets appropriate to the tower height. Body Harness and safety wire grab or […]

Antarctica – Toward improving flight safety

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Monday October 22, 2012   Exploring Antarctica   Antarctica is a land of extremes: it is the coldest and driest continent on Earth and has the highest average elevation. Scarcely touched by humans, the frozen land boasts breathtaking scenery, broken by only a handful of scientific bases and a “permanent” population of scientists numbering only a […]