Michigan Aerospace Corporation Awarded NASA Contract for Short-Range Turbulence Sensor
Michigan Aerospace Corporation (MAC), an advanced engineering and products company, today announced
that it has been awarded a NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 contract to begin work on MACís Short-Range Clear Air Turbulence
Sensor (SR-CATS) system. SR-CATS will use MACís exclusive Direct Detection Doppler Wind LIDAR (D3WL) technology to detect clear-air turbulence
a few hundred feet ahead of aircraft, including airliners.