Global Positioning System (GPS)

Airplane Landing Safety With EGNOS

                                                       

Since its certification for civil aviation in 2011, EGNOS the European geostationary navigation overlay service has gone from strings to strings. EGNOS is a satellite-based augmentation system that improves GNSS positioning, using three satellites and a network of more than 40 reference stations in 24 countries. providing much greater accuracy than achieved through GPS alone. […]

What is Atomic Clock? and How does it Work?

                                                       

You’ve probably heard of atomic clocks, if you haven’t, then it’s probably about time you did. Atomic clocks have many uses within scientific studies for example, it’s certain where incredible precision is needed to sink their atom-smashing instruments, but atomic clocks are also used within the world we experience every day. including the Internet, where […]

GPS

Global Positioning System (GPS)

                                                       

GPS is a space-based radio navigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force. The United States military first used GPS as a navigation tool in the 1970’s, in the 1980’s the US government made GPS available to the general public free of charge. GPS system provides geolocation […]

Navigation Systems For Aircraft – Global Positioning System (GPS)

                                                       

In aircraft, there are many navigation systems, that pilots can use to find there directions and heights. first of these systems is Non Directional Radio Beacon (NDB) and second system is Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range (VOR) . the last on is GPS. The global positioning system or GPS is the United States version of a […]

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