Skip to main content
GPS In A Pinch?
July 16, 2012
The recent final report on the crash of Air France Flight 447 (AW&ST July 9, p. 54) brings to light the apparent lack of adequate back-up instrumentation when measurement of some key parameter, airspeed in this case, fails. Although GPS measurements are primarily used for navigation, the data...
This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.
Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.
Already an AWIN subscriber? Login
Did you know? Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.