Video of the Week: FLIR Demo into Aspen, Colorado


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Our latest "Video of the Week" comes to us from an AVweb reader who writes:

For those that know what FLIR is, I have a video you need to see. This is [a Gulfstream] … on a visual landing to Aspen, Colorado at night. The right half of the view is the pilot’s normal visual path to the runway during darkness – in other words, totally black. The left side of the screen is the Forward Looking Infrared [FLIR], which paints the heat signature of the outside terrain for pilots so we can see at night as though it were daytime. … You have to love FLIR … takes all the fun out of night VFR!

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Originally posted by YouTube user betterdigitalphotos and submitted to us by M. Schulhof.

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