Expansion of Aviation Global Positioning System Technology

Witnesses talked about the use of global positioning system (GPS) technology in the aviation industry. Among the topics they addressed… read more

Witnesses talked about the use of global positioning system (GPS) technology in the aviation industry. Among the topics they addressed were the operation of GPS systems in the industry, improvements in fuel consumption and efficiency, and aircraft landing improvements as a result of GPS systems. They also talked about LightSquared, a telecom company that planed to lay towers across the country for high-speed Internet service which would use a spectrum bandwidth that could interfere with GPS signals. close

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  • Sean P. Cassidy First Vice President Air Line Pilots Association, International
  • Vincent Galotti Deputy Director International Civil Aviation Organiz.->Air Navigation Bureau
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Expansion of Aviation Global Positioning System Technology

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Program ID:
304314-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 8, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 10, 2012

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  • Feb 08, 2012 | 11:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 08, 2012 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 09, 2012 | 12:35am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 2012 | 6:52am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 2012 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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