Remote tower system could offer ATC functions at small airports

06/18/2013 | AIN Online

Saab has received site acceptance for its remote tower system after testing in Norway and Sweden. The technology uses cameras and sensors to link several small airports to one central facility, offering air-traffic control functions where there was previously no manned tower. "Remote towers hold great potential for safe, cost-effective delivery of air traffic services to new locations and as a replacement for outdated facilities," said Ken Kaminski, Saab ATM general manager.

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