Accession Number : ADA117520

Title :   A State-of-the-Art Survey of the Development of Taxiway Guidance and Control Systems.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : KILKEARY SCOTT AND ASSOCIATES INC ANNAPOLIS MD

Personal Author(s) : Douglas,Charles A

PDF Url : ADA117520

Report Date : Sep 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : This study consisted of a review and analysis of the historical background of taxiway lighting and marking, its functions and development. The study emphasized the block control system used at Heathrow, the problems associated with manual and automated control of stop, hold and clearance bars, and the problems associated with automated surface movement control. The study provides the present status of developments and recommendations for future research endeavors. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Taxiways, *Visual aids, Aircraft, Ground traffic, Control systems, Indicator lights, Marker lights, Remote control, Markers, State of the art

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE