EGPWS

AcronymDefinition
EGPWSEnhanced Ground-Proximity Warning System
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It further provides 3D imagery of storm cells, and works in tandem with path-planning algorithms and the EGPWS to help alter routes and particularly help during landings.
A source told the show they were sent after a pilot spotted the omission of Black Rock from the EGPWS.
Data recorded by the EGPWS indicated the airplane's calibrated airspeed was about 125 knots when it lifted off.
Honeywell said its EGPWS database is proved with more than 800 m flight hours to date and contains data on approximately 30,000 runways and 80,0000 objects in more than 10,000 airports worldwide.
Honeywell's avionics for Vietnam Airlines include the Flight Management System (FMS), Multifunction Control Display Unit, an Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS), Air Data Inertial Reference Unit (ADIRU) and Air Data Module (ADM).
Honeywell's SmartView display is based on the patented Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS) terrain database.
"High-resolution displays and fully automated controls help ensure aircraft safety and reduce pilot workload, while proven safety software like Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS) and Traffic Awareness and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) give the pilot added situational awareness."
* EGPWS (Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System) compares an aircraft's GPS location with digital topographic maps to warn when a plane is in danger of flying into terrain.
During the past decade, there have been many advances in avionics systems in transport aircraft: TCAS (traffic-collision-avoidance system) and EGPWS (enhancedground-proximity-warning system), neverthe-less, perhaps no greater warning system is better than a set of eyeballs looking outside the aircraft, particularly around the terminal environment.
Back in 1996, Alaska Airlines was the first world airline to use the Global Positioning System (GPS) technology with the latest in Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS).
This article sums up the lessons we learned about innovation in the course of developing the flight safety product known as Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS).
airlines started a voluntary program to install an enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS) in most of their aircraft.