June 16, 2015 -
Connecticut based UTC Aerospace
Systems, introduces a radar-based aircraft Taxi
Strike Alert System (TSAS) designed to help
flight crews navigate safely during taxiing
operations and to detect and alert on impending
collision threats with ground obstacles,
including other aircraft, ground vehicles and
stationary airport infrastructure.
The TSAS capability was developed by UTC
Aerospace Systems' Sensors and Integrated
Systems business in Burnsville, Minnesota.
UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United
Each year, time and money are lost due to
commercial aircraft accidents incidents during
ground operations, of which significant portions
occur during taxiing maneuvers.