DLR Tests Space-Based Augmentation Landing System

GLASS landing system
DLR’s Airbus a320 ATRA research aircraft flies an approach to Salzburg Airport in Austria using the GLASS landing system.
Credit: DLR
German researchers are flight-testing a satellite-based landing system for commercial aircraft that uses signals from a space-based augmentation system, potentially reducing the cost of providing precision approach capability at smaller airports. At present, automated landings can only be performed...

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