Accession Number : AD0283060

Title :   ACTIVITY REPORT

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY N J

Report Date : JUL 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Contents: APPROACH AND LANDING SYSTEMS: AN/GSN-5A, BLEU landing system, REGAL, FLARESCAN, and AN/APN-114. AIRPORT LIGHTING SYSTEMS: Sylvania simplified approach lights, centerline taxiway lighting, runway crossbars and distance-to-go signs, shield for approach light sequence flasher, semi-flush mounted runway lights, comparison of U. S. Red-White VGSI and Australian TEE-VGSI, and heliport surface lights. DATA ACQUISITION AND PROCESSING: A /GSN-11 and data processing central. NAVIGATION: Doppler VOR/TACAN colocation tests, radio doppler direction finding, minimum air navigation, and pictorial displays and course line computers. RESEARCH: ATC concepts for supersonic and hypersonic vehicles, weather hazards detection and circumnavigation, advanced communications techniques for LODISNAV, pilot warning information requirements, Hawaiian Islands ATC simulation study, and water equeezertype aircraft arresting system. (Author)

Descriptors :   *AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, *GLIDE PATH SYSTEMS, *MARKER LIGHTS, *RADAR NAVIGATION, AIRPORT RADAR SYSTEMS, AVIATION SAFETY, DATA PROCESSING, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, RADAR EQUIPMENT

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE