Sensis Corp. said US FAA is this week discussing a deployment schedule for its runway status lights, for which the agency last month awarded it a $131 million, three-year contract for installation at 22 US airports. RWSL is a system of red lights embedded in runways that are triggered automatically by ASDE-X surveillance radar to warn pilots if it is unsafe to cross or enter a runway. "Takeoff hold" lights embedded in runway centerlines also warn pilots of aircraft already on a runway if it ...

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