Technology Tackles Winds For Naval Aviation Planners

ARLINGTON, Va. — Although updrafts and downdrafts account for about half the downwash affecting helicopter flights, there is now no reliable way to map wind conditions. But California-based Synetics Systems Engineering says it has the technology to do just that. The company’s Orographic Wind Mapper...

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