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Accession Number N20130001732
Title Overview of a Trajectory-Based Solution for En Route and Terminal Area Self-Spacing: Third Revision.
Publication Date Nov 2012
Media Count 25p
Personal Author T. S. Abbott
Abstract This paper presents an overview of the third major revision to an algorithm specifically designed to support NASA's Airborne Precision Spacing concept. This algorithm is referred to as the Airborne Spacing for Terminal Arrival Routes version 11 (ASTAR11). This airborne self-spacing concept is trajectory-based, allowing for spacing operations prior to the aircraft being on a common path. Because this algorithm is trajectory-based, it also has the inherent ability to support required time-of-arrival (RTA) operations. This algorithm was also designed specifically to support a standalone, non-integrated implementation in the spacing aircraft.
Keywords Air traffic control

Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 85D - Transportation Safety
85A - Air Transportation
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1318
Contract Number NNL10AA14B

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