Accession Number:

ADA210454

Title:

FAA Air Traffic Control Operations Concepts. Volume 6. ARTCC (Air Route Traffic Control Center)/Host En Route Controllers. Change 1

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATES INC COLORADO SPRINGS CO

Report Date:

1988-07-29

Pagination or Media Count:

473.0

Abstract:

This volume is one of a series of operations concepts for the Air Traffic Controllers. It describes how en route controllers in Air Route Traffic Control Centers perform their operational jobs in the environment of todays Host Computer System. Included here are Composition Graphs, showing the logical flow of operational tasks performed in response to or anticipation of external Air Traffic Events a series of analyses of these tasks, including Task Information Requirements, CognitiveSensory Attributes, Performance Criteria, and summary Dialogue Description a User Interface Language aggregating system input and output messages in a hierarchical organization decomposition of tasks to their constituent procedural elements traceability between tasks and supporting NAS Stage A Configuration Management documents of system functionality. Data presented here are generated and maintained using the Computer-Human Operational Requirements Analysis System CHORAS. CHORAS includes an automated task database, specialized graphing capabilities, and display and hard copy output features tailored to the needs of operations concept analysis. Keywords Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Task analysis, Composition graphs, Man machine interface.

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE