Accession Number:

ADA024544

Title:

Rationale for Improving the Protection Against Mid-Air Collisions. Volume II. Main Text.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON D C OFFICE OF SYSTEMS ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

156.0

Abstract:

The document contains charts and viewgraphs illustrating the concepts, and hardware tests that have been conducted by the government and private industry in an attempt to provide the maximum protection against midair collisions for all classes of aircraft at minimum cost. The document shows a logical evolution to Beacon Derived Collision Avoidance System BCAS and Intermittent Positive Control IPC as the most cost effective solution to the Midair Collision problem, with a statement of current concepts and programs being implemented to realize the potential benefits of the BCAS and IPC systems. Additional procedural and Regulatory Actions are also considered.

Subject Categories:

  • Commercial and General Aviation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE