Airliner Tests China’s BeiDou System For Navigation

Credit: China Electronics Technology Avionics Co.
An Air China Boeing 737-800 recently completed a trial flight using China’s BeiDou satellite navigation system, which is nearing global coverage. Using the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) as its main position source, the 737 “landed smoothly” in Kashgar, in the Xinjiang autonomous region of...

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