FEASIBILITY OF OFFSET CARRIER SYSTEMS FOR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL

A brief description of FAA trials of offset carriers systems and multiple outlet systems is given. Short descriptions are also given of existing offset carrier systems in Great Britain and the ARINC system in the United States. The communication deficiencies that could be remedied by an offset carrier system are listed. A short discussion is given concerning the system design deficiencies inherent with an offset carrier system. No conclusions are made concerning the usefulness or practicality of an offset carrier system. (Author)

  • Corporate Authors:

    AMAF Industries, Incorporated

    9052 Old Annapolis Road
    Columbia, MD  United States  21045

    Federal Aviation Administration

    William J. Hughes Technical Center, Airport Technology Research and Development Branch
    Atlantic City International Airport
    Atlantic City, NJ  United States  08405
  • Authors:
    • Claiborne, J D
  • Publication Date: 1979-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 17 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00314043
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FAA-RD-79-106
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FA78WAI-830
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 5 2002 12:00AM