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Tuesday August 2, 2011 at 9:28AM

Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) works by using digital elevation data and airplane instrumental values to predict if a likely future position of the aircraft intersects with the ground. The flight crew is thus provided with "earlier aural and visual warning of impending terrain, forward looking capability, and continued operation in the landing configuration.” Statistics show that no aircraft fitted with a properly enabled second-generation EGPWS (TAWS) has ever suffered a CFIT accident. Especially in non-radar environments, TAWS gives pilots a better sense of Spatial Awareness making crew and passengers safer.

 

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