The old Scottish prayer that begs protection from dangers including "things that go bump in the night" may be a favorite of pilots trying to find their way around dark, fogbound airports. A system that can answer that prayer, and provide in-cockpit merging and spacing capabilities during approach from cruise to the ground as well, seems heaven-sent, and that is what a new technology called SafeRoute from Aviation Communication and Surveillance Systems promises. ACSS is a joint venture ...

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