airways45
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British Airways 757 Nose!

Sun May 04, 2003 7:29 am

Hi everyone,

Does anyone know why British Airways have a black ring around the nose of their 757s? I heard it might be to do with testing a microwave landing system to replace ILS but am not sure? If it is a test, how is it going? Do any other airlines have them on test?

Cheers!

Airways45


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jetdoctor
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RE: British Airways 757 Nose!

Sun May 04, 2003 11:25 am

Airways45

I started a thread on this a while ago, and really never got a definate answer. You may try searching previous posts to see if any more info was added.

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RE: British Airways 757 Nose!

Sun May 04, 2003 11:35 am

Airways45

I just saved ya a search and found it myself, after reading it all again there was indeed some good answers and theories in there.

Hope this helps you

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/tech_ops/read.main/42884/

Cheers

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