06952632 is referenced by 20 patents and cites 7 patents.

A method of guiding an aircraft in the final approach phase including imaging the ground using an imaging system onboard the aircraft to obtain an image, analyzing the image to detect an airport area, detecting an airport area and selecting a runway for landing, tracking the selected runway during the approach of the aircraft by visually tracking the selected runway in the image supplied by the imaging system, and tracking the runway when the aircraft is very close to the ground by analyzing the image supplied by the imaging system to determine the position of the aircraft relative to the runway.

Title
Method of guiding an aircraft in the final approach phase and a corresponding system
Application Number
10/350663
Publication Number
6952632 (B2)
Application Date
January 24, 2003
Publication Date
October 4, 2005
Inventor
Michel Devy
Toulouse
FR
Guy Juanole
Colomiers
FR
Paul Henry Robert
Toulouse
FR
Agent
VanOphem & VanOphem P C
Assignee
Airbus
FR
IPC
G06F 015/50
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