Virtual

Virtual Airport Lighting with Volumetric Imaging

Imagine virtual approach and runway lights at airports. 3D printing of light using volumetric imaging.

Spatial orientation

Comair crashed while AirIndia timely rejected takeoff

The discoverers of ‘place cells’ in the brain won the Nobel prize in 2014. Who would have ever imagined that there was a GPS-like system in the brain? When the GPS fails safety is compromised & accidents happen. The Comair CRJ aircraft took off from the wrong runway & crashed. Air Arabia A320 turned towards …

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Airbus runway overrun protection fault inhibited when the systems is deployed, is it logical?

The Runway Overrun Protection System (ROPS) is designed to alert the flight crew in the case of potential runway overrun situation. The overrun warning (ROW) function automatically arms at 400ft AGL and works until start of braking. The Runway overrun protection (ROP) works from start of braking until the aircraft stops. The surprising part is …

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Wasp

Wasp nesting in Pitot Probe cause Pilot probes

Wasps and other foreign objects blocking the Pitot Probes have caused aircraft accident, compromised aviation safety. The aircraft instruments that are affected in most of the events are related to air speed which is vital for takeoffs. The cognitive load of the crew increases since there is a need for analysis at critical stages of …

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