REPORT OF THE FAA TASK FORCE ON AIRCRAFT SEPARATION ASSURANCE. VOLUME I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A task force has developed FAA Engineering and Development consensus on the integrated aircraft separation assurance system for the National Airspace System. This report details a study of system errors, mid-airs, and near mid-airs to define the problem. The system element requirements are defined to provide two levels of backup to the ATC system: a separation violation warning and a last-ditch collision advisory and resolution function. The current FAA ASA developement programs are discussed and the changes are detailed which are required to transition to an integrated ASA system. This report consists of three volumes. Volume I is the Executive Summary with an overview of thework performed by the Task Force.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    Systems Engineering Management, 800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591
  • Authors:
    • Blake, N A
    • Koenke, E J
    • Page, L F
    • POZESKY, M T
  • Publication Date: 1978-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 33 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00198368
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FAA-EM-78-19-VOL-1
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 17 1979 12:00AM