Drishti for flights safety

drishtiDrishti – sophisticated and indigenously designed and developed by CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bengaluru, became operational at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. Itreports the runway visual range, which is a critical parameter for safe landing and take-off of aircraft in poor visibility conditions. Drishti Transmissometers have been installed as part of installation of 20 such systems in 10 other airports across. Data of the runways can be viewed on a screen at ATC. It would aid the MET to report visibility data to pilots. CSIR-NAL can monitor the system from Bengaluru. IGI airport is the first airport to have 10 indigenous systems operating in three runways. CSIR-NAL and India Meteorological Department signed a pact to jointly install 70 Drishti systems.

Medaram Jathara

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