Accession Number:

AD0271737

Title:

INVESTIGATION OF DIGITAL/HYBRID ATC AIDS FOR MOBILE RAPCON CONTROLLERS

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ITT GILFILLAN INC LOS ANGELES CALIF

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Report Date:

1961-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

Investigations were made of digitalhybrid devices which would assist air traffic controllers of USAF mobile ATC detachments. The scope of the investigations encompassed 2 complementary programs 1 development of simple, effective techniques for improving the quality of service provided by a mobile RAPCON and 2 evaluation of the special requirements of a mobile air traffic control facility. Phase I effort was directed primarily toward 1 development of techniques or equipments to replace the grease pencils and other manual procedures employed at existing RAPCONs 2 evaluation of various means to augment information available to the PPI display and 3 evaluation of RAPCON communications channel selection and control equipments. Phase II was initiated with a comprehensive study of anticipated air traffic environments through the period ending in 1970. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE