A university research program has developed an automatic landing system that does away with the need for ground-based instrument (ILS), microwave (MLS) or satellite-based landing systems. The researchers from the Technical University of Munich and supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy have developed a system called C2Land that uses image processing to recognize airfield runways from a distance and enables the aircraft to land automatically.  Such a ...

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