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Simulator tests of pilot performance in terminal area navigation operations

Richard S. Jensen

Simulator tests of pilot performance in terminal area navigation operations

effects of various airborne system characteristics

by Richard S. Jensen

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Systems Research and Development Service, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navigation (Aeronautics) -- Testing.,
  • Airplanes -- Piloting -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard S. Jensen and Roger W Marsh.
    SeriesReport - Federal Aviation Administration, Systems Research and Development Service ; FAA-RD-76-99
    ContributionsMarsh, Roger W., United States. Federal Aviation Administration. Systems Research and Development Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15221198M

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    Positive train control (PTC) is a system of functional requirements for monitoring and controlling train movements and is a type of train protection system. The term stems from control train is only allowed to move in case of positive movement allowance. It generally improves the safety of railway traffic. Train protection systems are used to control traffic movement by.


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ENR Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) and Area Navigation (RNAV) General. Introduction to PBN. As air travel has evolved, methods of navigation have improved to give operators more flexibility. PBN exists under the umbrella of area navigation (RNAV). This became the prototype for the concept of the Mission Oriented Terminal Area Simulation which allows for human pilots flying simulator cockpits to be substituted for computer-generated aircraft in the terminal area model.

The result is a model of the terminal area environment (ref. 5) with human pilots. Section 2. Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) and Area Navigation (RNAV) General.

Introduction to PBN. As air travel has evolved, methods of navigation have improved to give operators more flexibility.

PBN exists under the umbrella of area navigation (RNAV). AC U.S. Terminal and En Route Area Navigation (RNAV) Operations AC Part 91 and Part Single-Pilot Procedures During Taxi Operations AC Aircraft Weight and Balance Control AC Crew Resource Management Training AC Takeoff Safety Training Aid. A Distributed Air Ground Traffic Management (DAG-TM) simulation of terminal-area arrival operations conducted at NASA Ames Research Center evaluated the feasibility and potential benefits of using.

Profile Descent (OPD) operations on the proposed DIRTY Area Navigation (RNAV) Standard Terminal Arrival (STAR) procedure into Atlanta’s HartsfieldJackson - International Airport (ATL). The simulation, conducted at the Atlanta Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facility, assessed the workability of several alternatives for.

pilot cueing and alerts. The development effort included simulation-based design, testing, and verification with simulated airframe icing. A pilot in-the-loop study was then conducted to gather pilot performance data and opinions of factors such as situation awareness, system. 'Pilot performance measures were vertical and horizontal steering, airspeed control, and procedural Although some area navigation operations, including high altitude routes, terminal arrivals and departures, and approaches, have been approved on the basis of which were based on projected future RNAV terminal area tasks.

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Refer to the commercial pilot–airship. Data link communication between the pilot and the ATC. A high-precision GPS. Minimum performance for Terminal Airspace Area Navigation (RNAV) operations; navigation data integrity requirements, and specific flight crew procedures.

Which is a benefit of FANS. A human-in-the-loop simulation involving air traffic controller and flight crews was conducted to examine the integration of Interval Management (I M) into a time-based, terminal metering environment with Performance Based Navigation procedures.

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An illustration of a magnifying glass. DTIC ADA Area Navigation/Vertical Area Navigation Terminal Simulation. MACS terminal-area operations. The June simulation demonstrated that a single pseudo-pilot assigned to a sector could become overloaded during fast-paced terminal-area vectoring; therefore, two pseudo-pilots staffed the Final controller test sector.

Airspace and Route Structure. Fig. 1 illustrates the test airspace and RNAV route. NOTE: RNAV includes performance-based navigation as well as other operations that do not meet the definition of performance-based navigation. Airborne Obstacle Assessment. An assessment of obstacles considered to be of impact to the IFP performed from the air, conducted in accordance with Order This assessment may involve the.

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simulation to test the prototype system, and some selected results. The Terminal Area Precision Scheduling and Spacing System The TAPSS system is founded on precision time- and trajectory-prediction algorithms that provide precise estimates of the future time-parameterized path (4D trajectory) of every aircraft in the traffic sample.

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8) OrderUnited States Standard for Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Instrument Procedure Design. 9) OrderSpecial Instrument Procedures.

10) RTCA DO, Minimum Aviation System Performance Standards: Required Navigation Performance for Area Navigation. IFPV OVERVIEW. Process. Performance-based navigation (PBN) detailed in DocThe Performance-based Navigation (PBN) Manual, is based upon area navigation principles.

While various methods of area navigation have been in existence for many years, the widespread use of area navigation as a primary navigation function is a more recent phenomenon. statement of richard l.

day,senior vice president for operations,air traffic organization,federal aviation administration, on nextgen: area navigation (rnav)/required navigation performance (rnp), before the. Area Navigation (RNAV) is a navigation method that permits aircraft to operate on any desired flight path within the coverage of station-referenced navigation aids [e.g., Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)], within the limits of equipment onboard the aircraft [e.g., Global Positioning System (GPS)], or a combination of both.

Based Navigation Arrival Operations Jaewoo Jung, Savita A. Verma, Shannon J. Zelinski NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, California, USA Thomas E. Kozon, Lindsay Sturre University of California, Santa Cruz, USA Abstract—This paper assesses the resilience of scheduled Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) arrival operations.

The Terminal Area Precision Scheduling System (TAPSS) research at NASA Ames Research Center tests the integration of many of NASA’s technologies that aim to improve operations in the airspace immediately surrounding the airport, known as the terminal area.

These technologies include: • Precision scheduling enhancements to the previous. The design and flight test of a Continuous Descent Approach (CDA) procedure for regular nighttime operation at Louisville International Airport are described in this report. Results of the analyses of aircraft and FMS performance indicate that this procedure is operationally feasible and that aircraft may be.

Navigation Performance (RNP) Parallel Approach Transition (RPAT) Operation Controllers ETG Pilots Flight Simulator Figure A: Linking of Pilots, Simulator, and ATC. This linking added an element of realistic terminal air traffic operations with real-time, real-world pilot/controller dynamic interface in providing radar vectors and speed control.

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§ – Student pilot seeking a sport pilot certificate or a recreational pilot certificate: Operations at airports within, and in airspace located within, Class B, C, and D airspace, or at airports with an operational control tower in other airspace. Figure: Red path is area navigation, black path is conventional navigation.

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A comparison was. Area Navigation -- A method of navigation that permits aircraft operations on any desired course (e.g., other than Federal airways) using air navigational aids or self-contained navigational capability.

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