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Friday, January 11, 2013

New infrared system turns night into day

Not surprisingly the fatality rate in night fixed-wing general aviation accidents is double that of daytime accidents, according to the Air Safety Institute’s 2010 Joseph T. Nall Report. With the NTSB keeping GA on its Top 10 list for 2013, the industry is looking for any opportunity to improve GA safety. Cessna Aircraft’s Jan. 7 announcement that the Astronics Max-Viz enhanced vision systems are now available on the 172, 182, and 206 models gives pilots one more tool to improve safety.

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New infrared system turns night into day

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