AgustaWestland Certifying Lidar-Based Obstacle Detector

AgustaWestland is in the process of certifying a new Lidar-based Obstacle Detection System for use on its AW139 medium twin-engined helicopter. The Obstacle Proximity Lidar System (OPLS) uses Light Detection and Ranging (Lidar) sensors to warn the pilot both aurally and visually of obstacles in the...

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