QANTAS HAS A GLOBAL REPUTATION for its extraordinary safety record for jet aircraft operations and as a leader in the development of ETOPS, FANS and more recently Flex Tracks (ATW, 4/06, p. 3). So it comes as no surprise to find that the down under airline is the first to introduce the GNSS Global Landing System to commercial service, resulting in impressive improvements in landing precision as well as significant fuel savings and noise reduction. Australia with its vast distances, sparse ...

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