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Impact of Global Positioning Systems on Aviation Safety

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Date Issued:
2017-04-17
Abstract/Description:
William Dando, a student in the aviation maintenance program at FSCJ's Cecil Center, discusses the history and function of the global positioning system (a satellite-based radio navigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force) and whether it has positively impacted aviation safety. He specifically examines GPS use in point to point navigation, surface navigation, instrument approaches, traffic separation, terrain and obstacle avoidance, and search and rescue.
Title: Impact of Global Positioning Systems on Aviation Safety.
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Name(s): William Dando, Presenter
Donald Coy, Faculty Mentor
FSCJ, college
Type of Resource: moving image
Genre: Presentation
Issuance: single unit
Date Created: 2017-04-17
Date Issued: 2017-04-17
Publisher: Florida State College at Jacksonville
Place of Publication: Jacksonville, FL
Physical Form: moving image
Extent: 13 minutes
Language(s): English
eng
Abstract/Description: William Dando, a student in the aviation maintenance program at FSCJ's Cecil Center, discusses the history and function of the global positioning system (a satellite-based radio navigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force) and whether it has positively impacted aviation safety. He specifically examines GPS use in point to point navigation, surface navigation, instrument approaches, traffic separation, terrain and obstacle avoidance, and search and rescue.
Identifier: 20170414_SRC_14_Dando_GPS_and_Aviation_Safety (IID), fscj:64538 (fedora)
Note(s): William Dando, a student in the aviation maintenance program at FSCJ's Cecil Center, discusses the history and function of the global positioning system (a satellite-based radio navigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force) and whether it has positively impacted aviation safety. He specifically examines GPS use in point to point navigation, surface navigation, instrument approaches, traffic separation, terrain and obstacle avoidance, and search and rescue.
Subject(s): Global Positioning System.
Aeronautics -- Safety measures.
Artificial satellites in navigation.
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fscj/fd/20170414_SRC_14_Dando_GPS_and_Aviation_Safety
Use and Reproduction: free to use
Host Institution: FSCJ