Courtesy, NATS The UK’s primary air navigation services provider, NATS, has developed a system harnessing NASA satellite data to create what it describes as “the world’s most accurate model for testing unsafe altitudes.” The safety-net system has been on trial at Glasgow Airport (GLA) for six months, where the NASA satellite data provides a three-dimensional map of the terrain around the airport. Using the 3D system, air traffic controllers can now test ...

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