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Technology upgrade detects birds, not just debris

Taking an existing system that serves aviation and adding capabilities became very popular in military circles and has now entered civil aviation. A system installed to increase airport safety is now dealing with more threats and these could be only the beginning. Israeli company Xsight has developed the FODetect system. This has surface detection units […]

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Sensors along the runway – not just for FOD

Sensors, especially very advanced ones, have a unique way of self development. Or, to be more precise, the sensors are becoming diversified as they are being used for purposes other than the original aim.Foreign object detection (FOD) on runways is an international problem. Special teams at civil airports and air bases have one job – […]

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