17 December 2013
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Aerospace´s SmartPath Precision Landing System will be deployed by Frankfurt Airport to increase the speed and efficiency of landings and decrease air traffic noise.
SmartPath is the world´s only certified ground-based augmentation system, a technology that augments signals from the Global Positioning System (GPS) to make them suitable for precision approach and landing. It overcomes many of the limitations of Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) traditionally used by airports to guide aircraft as they approach the runway.
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