History of Terminal Automation. Preview. Automation is the description for computer processors used to identify aircraft, predict flight paths and altitude, and notify air traffic controllers of developing dangerous situations. Terminal Automation is the term
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Automation is the description for computer
processors used to identify aircraft, predict
flight paths and altitude, and notify air traffic
controllers of developing dangerous
situations. Terminal Automation is the term
used to describe the processors used in the
controlling of airspace surrounding airports
where flights originate or terminate.
In this lesson you will cover the history and evolution of Automation in controlling Air Traffic, specifically in the terminal area. This history will give you an understanding of why there is a need for Terminal Automation and how it has made control of air traffic safer and more efficient.
Using all classroom notes, handouts, and documentation, the student will identify significant historical events and developments in the evolution of Automation in accordance with this student guide.
P/O Table 2-1
Controllers Using “Shrimp Boats”
Secondary Radar System
ARTS I at Atlanta
ATC on FDAD
Controller using PVD with EARTS
Controller using an ACD with ARTS IIIE
Air Traffic Control Tower Simulation
STARS at El Paso, Texas
Radar Terminal System
Terminal Automation Replacement System