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Airspace design evaluation

A computer based method, system and computer program product to assign a quality metric to an airspace design and optionally to compare it against design metrics, to determine a comparative quality metric. Factors contributing to quality of the airspace sector design are identified via user input...
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DIGITAL COPILOT

The present disclosure is directed to providing pilots with timely information to allow for better decision making and improved safety during the piloting of a flight. The systems and methods described herein can employ a collection of algorithms that can take disparate information, process it, and...
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - William J. Hughes Technical Center (WJHTC)
laboratory

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - William J. Hughes Technical Center (WJHTC)

Atlantic City Int'l Airport WJHTC Egg Harbor Township NJ 08405
The FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center is the world's premier aviation research and development, and test and evaluation facility. The Technical Center serves as the national scientific test base for the FAA. Technical Center programs include research and development, test and evaluation, and...
Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW)
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Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW)

P.O. Box 357058 NAS North Island San Diego CA 92135-7058
FRCSW traces its heritage to 1919, when the Navy began repairing aircraft at what is now known as Naval Air Station North Island. Since its humble beginnings almost a century ago, the facility has been at the forefront of weapon system sustainment, providing innovative Naval Aviation maintenance...
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Flight restriction zone detection and avoidance

A method, system and computer program product to detect and indicating TFR zone violations, potential TFR zone violations or TFR zones in vicinity of an aircraft and indicating measures to avoid or exit a TFR zone are provided. TFR zone information and an aircraft's position information are...
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Method for conducting a moving vehicle along a trajectory of a coordinated maneuver based on state information broadcast by other vehicles participating in the coordinated maneuver

A method for coordinating numerous vehicles within a common maneuver is characterized by receiving, at a moving vehicle, state and projected maneuver information of other vehicles participating in the maneuver via a broadcast link and utilizing the information to control the trajectory of the...

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