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  • ground proximity warning system

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Examples

  • It said the aircraft's Ground Proximity Warning System, or GPWS, which sounds an alarm if the speed is too high for the craft's closeness to the ground, had gone off 15 times before landing.

    Garuda Pilot Error Found

  • The noises, for those of you who are uninitiated to the ways of the modern flying cattle car, are your basic GPWS wailings, over-speed warnings and fire warnings along with your other annoying little voices that normal pilots never check but that Chad was checking today with the apparent intent of pissing off his captain.

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  • A Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) with audible alerts like "roll left," "pull up!" et.al. Link-16, for a common tactical picture shared with other ships and aircraft;

    Defense Industry Daily

  • SINGAPORE, Feb. 1, 2010/PRNewswire-FirstCall/-- SINGAPORE AIRSHOW -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has initiated the upgrade of the TERPROM® Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) for the Eurofighter

    WN.com - Business News

  • SINGAPORE, Feb. 1, 2010 -- SINGAPORE AIRSHOW -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has initiated the upgrade of the TERPROM® Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • GR) has initiated the upgrade of the TERPROM® Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.

    StreetInsider.com News Articles

  • After the accident, investigators discovered the cockpit voice recorder catching the synthesised voice of the GPWS (with its annoying North American accent) demanding: "Pull up!

    The Guardian World News

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