Latest Distance measuring equipment Stories

2010-05-19 07:00:00

REDFORD, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alternative Fuel Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: AFTC) announced today that they have received an order to supply four DME feed pumps from the Korea Institute for Energy Research (KIER) for use in the development of DME fueled light duty (mini) trucks. The pumps have been manufactured and shipped to Korea. "KIER is interested in AFTC's DME technology as a replacement for diesel fuel and views DME as an economic means by which the country...

2010-03-25 15:30:00

REDFORD, Mich., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alternative Fuel Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: AFTC), a leading manufacturer of fuel injection systems for government and commercial customers, issued the following open letter from its Chief Executive Officer, James McCandless, to its shareholders regarding current developments at the Company: Dear Shareholders, Our company made significant strides in 2009 and management is expecting a banner year in 2010. Last October, we...

2008-11-04 03:00:11

China Cargo Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins to provide a comprehensive package of communication, navigation and surveillance avionics for 10 Boeing 777 aircraft. The deliveries of these aircraft are scheduled to begin in December 2009 and will continue through 2013. Rockwell Collins's WXR-2100 MultiScan hazard detection radar analyzes and determines actual weather hazards. According to Rockwell Collins, the MultiScan system is a fully automatic, hands-free airborne radar system...

2008-10-14 12:00:21

Ireland-based airline Aer Lingus has selected Rockwell Collins to provide a comprehensive suite of avionics, including the MultiScan weather radar, the GLU-920 multi-mode receiver and a full range of communication and navigation offerings, for installation on six Airbus A330 aircraft. The deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2009. According to Rockwell Collins, its WXR-2100 MultiScan hazard detection system is the first and only radar that analyzes and determines actual weather hazards, not...

2008-08-14 18:00:31

DEFENCE group Thales UK has won a contract with Liverpool John Lennon Airport (JLA) to supply and install systems which make it easier for pilots to land in bad weather. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, is for an instrument landing system (ILS) that provides pilots with information during descent and for equipment that measures the distance between the aircraft and the ground. The ILS system is particularly important during the approach and landing under poor weather and visibility...

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