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LIDAR system uses lasers to detect clear air turbulence before it hits

LIDAR system uses lasers to detect clear air turbulence before it hits

Engadget - Melissa Grey

Fact: turbulence is no fun at all. Aside from the brief moments of bone-deep terror it can cause passengers, clear air turbulence (CAT) can also prove costly for airlines in terms of damages. To help pilots deal with difficult-to-spot areas where CAT is likely to occur, the German Aerospace Center …

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