RotorPilot Posted July 16, 2003 Report Share Posted July 16, 2003 Friday, July 11, 2003 System started to make flying safer, faster HERNDON, Virginia (Reuters) -- The United States Thursday began phasing in a highly precise $2.5 billion satellite navigation system meant to open up thousands of existing runways to pilots, even in bad weather. ... ... ... The current Global Positioning System signal is typically accurate to within seven to 10 meters, compared to 1 to 1.5 meters with the new system, FAA officials said. Full story: Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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