Accession Number : ADA329055

Title :   Flight 2000, Path to Free Flight: Initial Program Plan.

Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA329055

Report Date : 16 JUL 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 172

Abstract : Flight 2000 is an aggressive initiative to deploy and evaluate selected planned air traffic management systems for the year 2005 NAS. Flight 2000 integrates for the first time the requisite systems, procedures, and training necessary to provide improved NAS safety, security, productivity, capacity, and efficiency at affordable operations and maintenance costs. This integrated demonstration and validation will begin in September 2000. The purpose of the Flight 2000 Initial Program Plan is to provide the reader with a strategic overview and details available at this stage in the planning process. The information includes: an overview of the driving forces and vision behind Flight 2000; a discussion of the customers and partners; a depiction of the benefits to be realized; a delineation of the operational concepts that will deliver those benefits; a presentation of the service architecture which will support the operational concepts; details of the capabilities that enable implementation of the service architecture; strategies to improve the certification of those technologies; a schedule for implementing these strategies; and a cost estimate for Flight 2000 based upon the above information.

Descriptors :   *AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, INTEGRATED SYSTEMS, COST ESTIMATES, EFFICIENCY, PLANNING, AVIATION SAFETY, SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT, NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM.

Subject Categories : Commercial and General Aviation
      Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE