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Old March 17th 04, 06:51 AM
Steve / Sperry
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Default interesting collision alert device

I noticed this being considered by the FIA

http://flarm.com/index_en.htm

Page 18 of the minutes... Agenda item 12

http://www.fai.org/gliding/meetings/...inutes2004.pdf


FLARM
warns early if other aircraft approach on a collision course.

warns when approaching static obstacles

acoustical and visual alarm

uses license free SRD band for transmission

simple installation - 12V, 80mA

no configuration or distraction during flight

intelligent motion prediction minimizes false alarms

supports the pilotís airspace observation


disclaimer... (not the French this time... developed by a team of
Swiss pilots) and no, I am not Swiss, nor do I have any financial
interest in the company.

Steve
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Old March 19th 04, 10:31 PM
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And it's becoming more and more interesting every day. Consider that on a
good day here in Switzerland and the surrounding countries you can have
anywhere from 300 - 1100 gliders in the air at one time.

Rod


 




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