Flight 2000, Path to Free Flight: Initial Program Plan.
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC
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Flight 2000 is an aggressive initiative to deploy and evaluate selected planned air traffic management systems for the year 2005 NAS. Flight 2000 integrates for the first time the requisite systems, procedures, and training necessary to provide improved NAS safety, security, productivity, capacity, and efficiency at affordable operations and maintenance costs. This integrated demonstration and validation will begin in September 2000. The purpose of the Flight 2000 Initial Program Plan is to provide the reader with a strategic overview and details available at this stage in the planning process. The information includes an overview of the driving forces and vision behind Flight 2000 a discussion of the customers and partners a depiction of the benefits to be realized a delineation of the operational concepts that will deliver those benefits a presentation of the service architecture which will support the operational concepts details of the capabilities that enable implementation of the service architecture strategies to improve the certification of those technologies a schedule for implementing these strategies and a cost estimate for Flight 2000 based upon the above information.
- Commercial and General Aviation
- Air Navigation and Guidance