Accession Number : AD0286265

Title :   SOME TASKS AND STUDIES CONDUCTED AT NAFEC ON AIRPORT OPERATIONS EQUIPMENT, SYSTEMS, AND TECHNIQUES

Corporate Author : ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS DIV L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Report Date : JUN 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : APPROACH AND LANDING SYSTEMS: AN/GSN-5 (ST), BLEU Landing System, REGAL, FLARESCAN, and AN/APN-114. AIRPORT LIGHTING SYSTEMS: Sylvania Simplifie Approach Lights, Centerline Taxiway Lighting, Runway Crossbars and Distance-To-Go Signs, Electro-Luminescent Surface Lights, and Flush Mounted Threshold Lights. COMMUNICATIONS: Peripheral Communications Facility. DATAACQUISITION AND PROCESSING: AN/GSN-11, Data Processing Central, ATC Radar Beacon System, Side Lobe Suppression Techniques, Interference Reduction in ATC Radars, and Bright Radar Display. NAVIGATION: VORTAC, Minimum Air Navigation, Airborne Collision Avoidance, Pictorial Displays and Course Line Computers. Fog Simulation. Link Fog Simulator. AIRCRAFT SAFETY: Bird Ingestion Program, Investigation of Seat Belt Webbing Service Life, Jet Transport Arresting Gear, and Aircraft Safety Research. WEATHER: Upper Air Observing Equipment, Automatic Meteorological Observing System, AN/TPQ-11 Radar Cloud Detection, and AN/FMQ-5 Semiautomatic Meteorological Station. (Author)

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

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