Accession Number : AD0778817
Title : Flight Plan Position Extrapolation in an Automated Oceanic Air Traffic Control System.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. Mar 72-May 73,
Corporate Author : META SYSTEMS INC SANTA CLARA CALIF
Personal Author(s) : Giallanza,Frank V. ; Giallanza,Charles P. ; Brown,James C.
Report Date : MAY 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 55
Abstract : A method was developed to extrapolate the position of an aircraft along its flight plan route based on information contained in a stored flight plan and current meteorological data. The method assumes great circle flying. (Author)
Descriptors : *Air traffic control systems, *Flight paths, Automatic, Trigonometry, Ground speed, Extrapolation, Equations, Computer programming, Wind, Range(Distance), Position(Location), Time
Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE