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We Chased Storms In An Airplane To Test Out A New 3D Radar System

We were setting out to fly straight at a storm to test Honeywell's new 3D weather radar, but sadly the nearest bad weather was hundreds of miles away. No matter. Flying in a 1952 Convair 580 that's "built like a tank," we left New York's LaGuardia Airport and flew toward a storm system in Virginia. Honeywell's IntuVue 3D weather radar analyzes data from 17 different angled "slices" of space at once, showing all of the weather that's in front of the… ( More...

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More like they chased collins multiscan radar, yet fell short. Honeywell is always chasing the leaders as far as avionics go.


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