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"Passenger discomfort at landing between two walls
of flame was no doubt a major reason the airline eventually rejected the use of
That statement about the United Airlines fog
dispersal experiments at ACV certainly catches the eye. But the "walls of
flame" was only one of
several technologies used to assist landings at this airport. In December
1947 a Southwest Airways DC-3 flying into this airport made the world's first
blind landing on a scheduled commercial airliner using Ground-Controlled
Approach (GCA) radar, Instrument Landing System (ILS) devices and Fog
Investigation and Dispersal Operation (FIDO) oil-burning units adjacent to
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