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The radar "Avoid" is ready for first test on easyJet plane
Rome, Italy - Within two months there will be a test flight on an Airbus-340
It's ready for test the radar system "Avoid" (Airborne Volcanic Object Identifier and Detector), designed to allow to the aircraft to detect the presence of clouds of volcanic ash. Within two months will be made the first test flight on an Airbus-340 of easyJet. The prototype of this radar was developed following the closure of airspace of last April due to the ashes of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajkull....
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency