Re: [coldwarcomms] Re: Backup for aviation if GPS fails?
- What happened in the situation you are talking about? I have not heard of it.
On Dec 9, 2012, at 1:55 AM, Mike Cowen <weldedrail@...> wrote:
> Of course there is a -slight- difference between -finding- the
> airport, and failing to properly pilot your aircraft. There were
> several inconsistencies with that incident, though none of which
> should have precluded adequate situational awareness to avert what
> ultimately took place. However, very interesting to note the various
> audible cockpit alerts were not fed into the pilots' headsets, thus
> blocking out -some- cautionary info. If Mr. Lindbergh had descended
> below 30' AGL without correction en route, the headlines might have
> been -very- different.
> At 04:21 PM 12/8/2012, you wrote:
> >And we all know what happened to Air France Flight 296 - Air Bus
> >A320-111 - when the pilot attempted a computer-controlled low-level
> >demonstration flyby at Mulhouse France with 130 passengers aboard...
> >- wa -
> Mike Cowen Practice random acts of kindness
> and selfless acts of beauty.
> mcowen@... -Anonymous
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Scientists have devised a series of novel and inexpensive attacks that can
severely disrupt mission-critical global positioning systems relied on by
the military and a variety of industrial players, including airlines,
mining companies, and operators of hydroelectric plants and other critical
Unlike previous GPS attacks, the one developed by a team of scientists from
Carnegie Mellon University and a private navigation company exploits
software bugs in the underlying receivers. That allows the attacks to be
stealthier and more persistent than earlier exploits, which primarily
relied on signal jamming and spoofing.