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Collins Radar Takes The Ups And Downs Out Of Flying

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Turbulence? Rockwell Collins had a solution for those bumpy rides in the early 80s with its WXR-700 Doppler Weather Radar, designed to detect turbulence with up to 95% accuracy of up to 50 miles. And apparently peas are immune to turbulence.

This advertisement appeared in a December 1984 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology

► Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight content from the magazine's long and rich history, including viewpoints from the industry's most iconic names and stories that have helped change the shape of the industry.

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Aviation Week & Space Technology marked its centennial in 2016. Here, we highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

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