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What does WAAS stand for?

WAAS stands for Wide Area Augmentation System (GPS)

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Flight deck upgrades include glass cockpits with synthetic vision, flight management systems, lateral navigation/vertical navigation, wide area augmentation systems, and data loaders.
Apr 23, 2010 Cessna is offering wide area augmentation system upgrades for Citation CJ1+, CJ2+, CJ3 and Encore+ business jets as well as certain Citation Excel and XLS models.
AGATE uses GPS satellites, Local Area Augmentation Systems (LAAS) and Wide Area Augmentation Systems (WAAS) to track each aircraft at all times.
AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS Horizon Air, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK), announced on Friday that it became the first scheduled service passenger airline to operate a flight using Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) technology on 30 December 2009.