2nd essay paper - The technology that upholds the air...

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The technology that upholds the air traffic control system has changed very little in the last half-century. Planes still rely on complex ground- based radar systems, along with several thousand people who watch blips on screens and announce verbal instructions, for takeoffs, landings, and course changes. These are the workers who work in the air traffic control towers. However, this system is high-priced, difficult to design, and subject to delays when thunderstorms occur. Nevertherless, there is a system that could totally change the world of aviation as we know it. Airborne networks is what I am talking about. So, would this new system work to our advantage? To find out, we need to explore the details. The airborne networks are completely contrasting approaches to what we have today. Every plane could regularly transmit its exact location, identity, heading, and speed precise location, speed, and heading to other planes in the sky via an airborne network. After that, software would take over, corresponding with the system by issuing
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course ENGLISH 1302 taught by Professor Nancymyers during the Spring '07 term at Tarrant County.

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2nd essay paper - The technology that upholds the air...

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