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Airframer journal -
November 2006 issue

Wired helmets could lighten aircraft circuitry loads
By Rod Smith

Pilots of the future could be “wired for action” with helmets that check their health while helping them fly the aircraft. The vision should start to become a reality within five years as intensive research, including projects undertaken by scientists and engineers from BAE Systems’ Advanced Technology centre in Filton, U.K., develop and come to fruition.

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Developing radar that ‘sees’ turbulence

Book Review

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TWI expands and develops services

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