System May Replace Higher-Cost ASDE-X Installations
The first contract to install and test a low-cost ground
surveillance system intended to improve runway safety at small to
medium-sized airports was recently awarded to Thales ATM by the
Federal Aviation Administration.
Welcome to the official web site of Aerovision Quebec. Created
in 1991, the Foundation Aerovision Quebec was created to generate
an awareness of the exceptional contribution of the Province of
Quebec has made to the conquest of the air.
"My plane got shot down once and I was badly wounded
and I had to land the thing on its underbelly. Jolly difficult
things they are to land when the wheels are up... So I don't get to
fly in it. It doesn't matter. I am still going down to the
Source: New Zealander John Patterson, 91, who
piloted a Supermarine Spitfire in World War II. Patterson was to
ride along Thursday during a mock "attack" over downtown Wellington
in a restored Spitfire TR.9. Alas, the rare vintage aircraft was
damaged Wednesday in a wheels-up landing... meaning it will not
headline this weekend's Wings Over Wairarapa air show, though the
exhibition will go on nevertheless.