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Directing Planes, By Remote Control

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Guiding planes by remote control

Per Granquist is an air-traffic controller in Ornskoldsvik, Sweden, who next year will start guiding Ornskoldsvik's flights from Sundsvall, a town 100 miles south.

Credit: Casper Hedberg for The New York Times

On a clear day, Per Granquist cannot see forever. But from his perch inside the airport control tower here, he does have an unobstructed view of the future.

From The New York Times
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