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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...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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