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