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Airborne Doppler Radar Navigation of Jet Transport Aircraft

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1 Author(s)
White, Richard N. ; Electronics Development, Trans World Airlines, Inc., Kansas City, Mo.

Trans World Airlines will pioneer use of Doppler radar as a primary means of transport aircraft navigation over the North Atlantic. This paper summarizes flight test results using dual Doppler radar sensors and dual Doppler navigation computers on Boeing 707 long range aircraft. Test flights have been flown over TWA's North Atlantic routes for almost two years to ¿prove-in¿ the Doppler system.

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Aerospace and Navigational Electronics, IRE Transactions on  (Volume:ANE-9 ,  Issue: 1 )