Raytheon reports a successful completion of a 21-day test of the Wide Area Augmentation System that demonstrated continuous coverage and a measured accuracy--1 meter horizontally and 3 meters vertically--that is well within the FAA's 7.6-meter requirement. The FAA canceled a WAAS test begun last December out of concern for the stability of the WAAS signal and the system's reliability. After Raytheon's test, the FAA said WAAS is now available for limited aviation uses, including ``increasing ...

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