Accession Number:

AD0758284

Title:

An Overview of the Federal Aviation Administration Engineering and Development Programs, Fiscal Years 1973 and 1974.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

VIRGINIA RESEARCH INC ARLINGTON

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

64.0

Abstract:

The document provides a descriptive overview of the FAAs engineering and development programs, indicating long-term directions and highlighting progress during FY 1973 and expected achievements during FY 1974. Most of the programs are directly related to obtaining improved air traffic control systems and subsystems. The programs include such diverse projects as the use of satellites for air traffic control oceanic communications, improved concrete for runways, and the Quiet Short-haul Air Transportation System QSATS. Technology areas addressed in the program include radar, navigation, communications, automatic data processing, weather prediction and data processing, anti-hijacking devices, aircraft safety, and noise abatement. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE