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the BJP, How Did This Happen? about the mistakes leading to that awful day I wrote the aviation security chapter which highlighted vulnerabilities in the way airliner transponders operate If the transponders had not gone silent on 9/11 air traffic controllers would have quickly realised that two jetliners en route to Los Angeles had made dramatic course changes and were bound straight for Manhattan Instead controllers lost precious time trying to figure out where the aircraft were At the time I would have bet my life’s savings that the transponder which broadcasts an aircraft’s location and identity would be re-engineered to prevent hijackers from turning such units off But nothing was done Almost 13 years later Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 sparked a lengthy worldwide search when it appears another transponder was turned off The issue today is exactly as it was on 9/11 Pilots like their locations to be known — for ground assistance and because the transponder warns other nearby planes of their course and altitude Only a hijacker at the controls of an aircraft would want the transponder silent Flight 370 was not unique: Most of the world’s jetliners have transponders that can be turned off On the 777-200 the type of plane used on the flight there’s a simple rotary switch near the first officer’s left hand All someone has to do to turn the transponder off is rotate the dial Of course transponders aren’t the only way to detect a plane: There’s always radar In the movies radar screens show incredible detail about everything In real life radar is easily confused doesn’t see small planes and may have trouble determining altitudes Transponders solve this by reporting an aircraft’s altitude speed directional heading and identification code to air traffic controllers and nearby aircraft using an electronic format that syncs with radar And the identification codes tell controllers which blip is which flight something radar has no way to detect Some military radars can provide Hollywood-style detail but military radar is not usually watching civilian flights and when it is it needs the transponder code to know what it’s looking at Why is there a transponder switch in the first place Until recently transponders had to be off when a plane was on the ground to avoid sending signals that disrupted airport radar The designs for some private aircraft — but not yet the large commercial planes — deal with this by using automated transponders that turn on when the planes become airborne then turn off when they slow to taxi speed Lately major airports have installed ground-scanning radars that don’t get confused by transponders on taxiways Large jetliners like the 777 typically operate from such airports and when they do they never have a reason to switch the transponder off The transponder’s off switch is a vestige of an earlier era before reliable chip-based electronics Flight 370 had a backup transponder — but as with most such units someone in the cockpit must switch the backup on No one did that on Flight 370 The solution is a location-broadcasting system that the flight crew cannot switch off Over the next few years much of the world plans to adopt an aviation tracking standard called ADS-B which should make it harder for a plane to stop reporting its position Automated transponders should be part of that transition A malfunctioning transponder might broadcast flawed data which is a concern But a switched-off transponder can spell doom Five of the last 10 major air disasters — the four 9/11 flights and Flight 370 — began with the transponders being switched off A few design changes can make that impossible Easterbrook a contributing editor at ‘The Atlantic’ wrote the chapter on aviation security in ‘How Did This Happen Terrorism and the New War’ The New York Times For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsRajkot: The National Cricket Academy (NCA) chairman Niranjan Shah on Thursdaysaid BCCI wanted to set up cricket academy in Bengaluru and it would be shifted to some other state only if the Karnataka Government could not provide the land by 30 June 2016 "BCCI always has been keen on having academy set up in Bengaluru as the weather in Bengaluru is favourable all through the year and that suits all sports and training" Shah said in a press release issued by the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) in Rajkoton Thursday File photo of Niranjan Shah AFP On 29 May an NCA board meeting was held in Bengaluru where the NCA indicated shifting of the academy from Bengaluru as the Karnataka Government had not taken decision on the BCCI’s demand for land "It has been decided that the secretary (Ajay Shirke) will write to all state associations and if any of them can get us 30 to 40 acres land with necessary permission from the state government there is a good chance of NCA being shifted there" Shah had said after the NCA meeting "NCA can remain in Bengaluru if Karnataka Government provides land by 30 June 2016" Shah was quoted as saying in the release issued on Thursday Shah also welcomed the Karnataka Government’s recent action "It’s a positive sign that the state government is coming forward to allot land for the academy after making academy wait for more than six years" Shah added Written by Express News Service | Panchkula | Published: September 2 2013 3:31 am Related News In the wake of rising crime incidents in the citythe police is intensifying the house-to-house searches to find out any tenants and domestic servants with past criminal recordswith directions being issued by the police top brass asking station house officers (SHO) to ensure a data base that also carries photographs of domestic servants and tenants The policein factis expanding its exercise of maintaining an updated list of house inmates with data being also collected on the senior citizens residing in the cityto spot houses that could be vulnerable to crimes Over the last monthtwo incidents of robbery and murder have taken place in the posh area of Sector-7in which senior citizens were targetedforcing the police to carry out house-to-house searches Directions have been issued by the Police CommissionerPanchkula-Ambala rangeRajbir Deswalto the SHOsasking them to ensure that a data base of peoplewith their photographsis maintained at the police stations The house-to-house search that was started in the city earlier from Sector 7has now been extended to the areas of Pinjore and Kalkaofficials said Commissioner Deswal said that updated list of the domestic servants and tenants will help check crime Among the list of people residing in the city who are from outside the statethe police will send their names and addresses to their respective states as part of the verificationofficials said For the job of verificationthe police have deployed women personnel from the rapid action force for carrying out the searches and punitive action is likely to follow after the it is completed The searches and the preparation of updated data base have been taken for crime control and is in continuation of polices surveillance jobin which it earlier set up regular foot patrols in the cityand even deployed personnel for random checking on the roads Officials said that such a survey will be essential in the areas of Indra colonyBudanpurRajiv Colony and Rallywhere the incidents of crime are relatively higher For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Debjani Paul | Published: August 17 2013 4:28 am Top News About 25 years agoDario Dezio decided to take a break from his restaurant in SicilyItalyand packed his bags for an Indian holiday He enjoyed his visit so much that when he returned to Sicilyhe packed the rest of his things and moved to Pune for good Dezios friends suggested him to open an Italian restaurant herebut he wasnt sure if people would appreciate the food When I had just moved to IndiaI invited a friend home for dinner and cooked spaghetti in tomato sauce for him But he couldnt roll the spaghettiand we ended up going out for dinner? 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