Caution on the apron

Accident and collision awareness with the APS driver assistance system


Multimillion-dollar damage that occurs during aircraft ground handling leads to high insurance payouts every year. As a result, ground handling services are encumbered with higher insurance premiums. In order to avoid damage, Lufthansa LEOS GmbH relies on SICK’s experience in laser scanners when tugging aircrafts and is putting the APS driver assistance system from SICK to the test for its aircraft tractor fleet.   Continue reading


Aircrafts parking position on a dime with 2d laser scanner LD-OEM


Saving time and fuel as well as stopping at the gate quickly and safely are the most important benefits offered by the optical aircraft docking systems by FMT Aircraft Gate Support Systems AB. The Swedish company develops and produces passenger boarding bridges, visual docking, information, and management systems for airports. LD-OEM 2d laser scanner from SICK ensure that aircraft accomplish precision landings not only on the runway but also in front of the passenger bridges at the gate. Continue reading