Summary of Near Term Engineering and Development Program Plans for Ground Based Separation Assurance.
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF SYSTEMS ENGINEERING M ANAGEMENT
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The report summarizes the several engineering and development activities directly involved with the development of automation capabilities to aid the separation assurance function of the ground based Air Traffic Control ATC system. Separation assurance capabilities for the operational NAS En Route Stage A System are being developed in E and D Program 12 - En Route Control. The analogous development work for terminal systems, ARTS 3 and ARTS 2, is being accomplished in Program 14 - TerminalTower Control. The initial design of future capabilities, such as Intermittent Positive Control for Phase 2 of the Upgraded Third Generation ATC System which depends upon the surveillancecommunications provided by the Discrete Address Beacon System, is being performed under E and D Program 01 - Systems. Modified author abstract
- Air Navigation and Guidance
- Commercial and General Aviation