A full-scale virtual airport tower that can safely simulate a variety of potentially dangerous scenarios has been installed at NASA's Ames Research Center in California, the agency said. The tower, an accurate approximation of real towers found at the largest airports, will support NASA and aviation industry efforts to combat airline accidents and reduce airport gridlock. It will also help cut the high cost of air traffic delays to travelers, airlines and airports. Yuri ...


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