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ADOT&PF launches 511 traveler information app

...traveling.The Alaska 511 app offers the following features:? A zoom and scroll enabled color-coded map that uses GPS technology to display traffic, construction, detours and weather events based on user location.? Real-time images from...
Dumb, naive and dangerous

...the Russians only used the U.S. monitoring stations for purely commercial purposes ? to better compete with our GPS technology ? why on Earth would the United States want to undermine American technological superiority like that? Why undercut...
Juneau aviation to be featured in PBS series film in Juneau because of Alaska Airline's efforts, and to show that it's not just big airliners using this GPS technology. "We flew on a flight with Wings out to Hoonah and met some people who live out there who count on these flights...
Villagers warm up to roads in Bush

...major snowmachine routes with 8-foot-high tripods bearing directional signs and mileages. Mapping the routes with GPS technology would enable safer travel and faster emergency response, trail users said. Planning for Northwest Alaska is now...
Flying into the future

New navigational techniques Alaska Airlines piloted in Juneau could make flight safer and more reliable, not just in Juneau, but around the world.
Congress passes FAA bill that speeds switch to GPS

WASHINGTON - A bill to speed the nation's switch from radar to an air traffic control system based on GPS technology, and to open U.S. skies to unmanned drone flights within four years, received final congressional approval Monday.The bill...
First responders detail rescue effort

...Surveillance-Broadcast, or ADS-B. It's meant to help replace the radar that pilots and controllers now rely on with GPS technology. What this means for pilots is an ability to see on cockpit displays weather information and location of other aircraft...
Alaska plane crash rate far exceeds national average

...Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast. It's meant to help replace the radar that pilots and controllers now rely on with GPS technology that allows them to see concise weather information and location of other aircraft in the area on cockpit displays...
Wandering Wildlife

...collars were attached to cow moose. GPS technology has long been used by the military...everyday citizens since 1993. GPS technology relies on 24 satellites that orbit...their calves. Now, thanks to GPS technology, it is firmly established that...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Competitor for Juneau air route may be years away 2/9/98

...when they can't see where they're going. The FAA has lowered flight restrictions for jets fitted with the GPS technology, but Miller said other airlines are asking ``Why should we spend all this money to equip our planes and compete...


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