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2013-07-20 23:00:57

Transparency Market Research add new "Inertial Sensors Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012-2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/inertial-sensors-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 The global inertial sensors market is witnessing growth due to the availability of small size, robust and cost effective sensors. However, accuracy issues in...

2013-07-15 23:02:35

In-demand research study “Global Digital Glass Military Aircraft Cockpit Systems Market 2013-2023: Multi-Function Displays (MFD) for Fighters, Airlifters, Trainers & Helicopters” created by Visiongain has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the worldwide market for digital glass military aircraft cockpit systems is expected to be worth just over USD 1.7 billion by end-2013. London, UK (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 In the past several years, digital...


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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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