Issues in airborne systems for closely-spaced parallel runway operations

A. Pritchett, B. Carpenter, K. Asari, J. Kuchar, R. J. Hansman

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Abstract

Efforts to increase airport capacity include studies of aircraft systems that would enable simultaneous approaches to closely spaced parallel runways in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC). The time-critical nature of a parallel approach results in key design issues for current and future collision avoidance systems. These issues are being studied in two ways. First, a part-task flight simulator study has examined the procedural and display issues inherent in such a time-critical task. Second, a prototype collision avoidance logic capable of generating this maneuver guidance has been designed using a recently developed methodology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages140-145
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1995
EventProceedings of the 1995 AIAA/IEEE 14th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, DASC - Cambridge, MA, USA
Duration: Nov 5 1995Nov 9 1995

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1995 AIAA/IEEE 14th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, DASC
CityCambridge, MA, USA
Period11/5/9511/9/95

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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