For onboard weather radar, there are changes in the air. Reacting to customer demands, the OEMs are pushing the technology to generate a wider range of data, greater durability and a more user-friendly experience for pilots of commercial and business aircraft. Newer radar systems have longer-range capability, are calibration-free and have a mean time between failure (MTBF) north of 30,000 hr., compared with legacy systems where MTBF was 7,000-15,000 hr., explains Paul Hart, chief technology ...


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