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FOD, birds, snow – and the multi-task runway sensor

A good sensor can do multiple tasks with minor modifications. What started as Israeli technology to detect foreign objects on runways is being given a new application every few months. Xsight Systems has added another capability to its FODetect automated foreign object detection system: SnowWize, a new solution for snow depth measurement on airport runways. The […]

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El Al, the moment of truth is closing in

The moment of truth is approaching the headquarters of El Al at Ben-Gurion international airport, at the speed of a 747.   When on Wednesday the Israeli airline announced that it lost $49.4 million in 2011, no-one in the industry was surprised.   The loss is very painful for an airline that in 2010 reported […]

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