RATIONALE FOR IMPROVING THE PROTECTION AGAINST MID-AIR COLLISIONS. VOLUME II. MAIN TEXT

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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, AD-A023 810.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    Systems Engineering Management, 800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20591
  • Authors:
    • Israel, D R
  • Publication Date: 1975-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 156 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00133371
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FAA-ED-75-1-Vol-2
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 13 2002 12:00AM