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2013-11-08 23:23:41

PIRANHA EMS Inc. an electronics manufacturing service provider, announced today that they have signed a service agreement with Davtron, Inc., a leading provider of Digital Avionics.

2013-11-07 23:31:20

Guardian’s next generation G7 enables future growth by providing customers greater value. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Guardian

2013-09-24 23:35:59

CarpenterDev announces its Wireless AirData System™ for the general aviation market and the FAA certification of its Aircraft Device Cradle™ as it kicks off a major marketing campaign to identify


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2010-11-15 18:22:54

A radar altimeter measures altitude above the terrain beneath an aircraft as opposed to a barometric altimeter which provides the distance above a pre-determined datum, usually sea level. Radar is the underpinning principle of the system. Radio waves that are reflected back from the ground are timed in order to calculate speed, distance, and time which are related to the each other and can be used to calculate the distance from one point to another. Lloyd Espenschied invented the radar...

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