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Pneumatic System

A pneumatic system carries power by employing compressed gas, generally air, as a fluid for transmitting energy from an energy-generating source to an energy-using point to accomplish useful work. Used for: Brakes,...

Radio Frequency Bands

Radio frequency or electromagnetic energy is a form of non-ionizing radiation. When an RF current is supplied to an antenna, an electromagnetic field (EMF) is created to carry the signal through space....

Flight Management System

FMS is a specialised computer system that automates a wide variety of in-flight tasks, reducing the workload on the flight crew to the point that modern civilian aircraft no longer carry flight...

Primary & Secondary Surveillance Radar

The Primary Surveillance Radar (PSR) output data uses a polar coordinate system, it provides range and bearing of the targets found in respect of the antenna position. The range is determined by...

Emergency Locator Transmitter

ELT is an emergency beacon used in aircraft to alert rescue authorities and to indicate the location and the identification of an aircraft in distress. Activated manually or automatically by immersion in...

What Is A Radar?

Radar is an electronic system that measures the range and bearing of objects by transmitting an electromagnetic pulse at the object and listening for the echo. Acronym for "Radio Detection And Ranging". ...

The Aeronautics Orbiter 4

Having an endurance of more than 24 hours with a maritime version, Aeronautics newest UAS is the Orbiter 4 STUAS/NSUAS, an advanced multi-mission platform with ability to simultaneously carry and operate two...

VHF Omni-Directional Range (VOR)

The Very High-Frequency Omni-Directional Range (VOR) is a type of short-range radio navigation system for aircraft, to determine its position and stay on course by receiving radio signals transmitted by a network...
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