ANALYSIS, FLIGHT TEST AND EVALUATION OF HONEYWELL, MCDONNELL-DOUGLAS AND RCA AIRBORNE COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEMS (ACAS)
As part of its Aircraft Separation Assurance Program, the FAA has evaluated three Airborne Collision Avoidance Systems (ACAS) designed and built by Honeywell, McDonnell-Douglas and RCA. The evaluation consisted of analyses, simulations and maneuver selection logics developed by the Air Transport Association's ACAS Technical Working Group as a standard for comparison.
Washington, DC United States
- Publication Date: 1976-1
- Pagination: 55 p.
- TRT Terms: Air traffic; Air traffic control; Aircraft separation; Avionics; Costs; Crash avoidance systems; Flight tests; Landing; Logic (Mathematics); Maneuvering; Performance; Takeoff; Threats
- Uncontrolled Terms: Airborne
- Old TRIS Terms: Airborne equipment; Aircraft landing; Logic; Mission profiles; Threat evaluation
- Subject Areas: Aviation; Finance; Operations and Traffic Management; Security and Emergencies; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00094391
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: FAA-RD-76-17
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM