A series of flight tests were conducted to evaluate the collision avoidance system known as Intermittent Positive Control (subsequently re-named Automatic Traffic Advisory and Resolution Service, ATARS). These tests involved both professional test pilots and subject pilots selected from the aviation community. This report includes analysis of the collision avoidance algorithm, pilot visual acquisition performance, and pilot reaction to avoidance instructions. (Author)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Lincoln Laboratory

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Lexington, MA  United States  02173
  • Authors:
    • ANDREWS, J W
    • KOEGLER, J C
    • Senne, K D
  • Publication Date: 1978-3-31

Media Info

  • Pagination: 268 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00180844
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FAA-RD-77-150 Final Rpt., ATC-85
  • Contract Numbers: F19628-78-C-0002, DOT-FA-72WAI-261
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 14 1978 12:00AM