New Radar Aimed at Fewer Runway Crashes Milwaukee's airport is using the first computer radar system aimed at reducing collisions on runways. The Bush administration says more U.S. airports will get similar technology soon. But some aviation-safety experts question whether the new system is the best way to reduce airport mishaps. Chuck Quirmbach of Wisconsin Public Radio reports.
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New Radar Aimed at Fewer Runway Crashes

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New Radar Aimed at Fewer Runway Crashes

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Milwaukee's airport is using the first computer radar system aimed at reducing collisions on runways. The Bush administration says more U.S. airports will get similar technology soon. But some aviation-safety experts question whether the new system is the best way to reduce airport mishaps. Chuck Quirmbach of Wisconsin Public Radio reports.