Air Traffic Control Automated Systems, 1st ed. 2020
Springer Aerospace Technology Series

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Language: Anglais
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296 p. · 15.5x23.5 cm · Hardback
This book highlights operation principles for Air Traffic Control Automated Systems (ATCAS), new scientific directions in design and application of dispatching training simulators and parameters of ATCAS radio equipment items for aircraft positioning. This book is designed for specialists in air traffic control and navigation at a professional and scientific level. The following topics are also included in this book: personnel actions in emergency, including such unforeseen circumstances as communication failure, airplane wandering off course, unrecognized aircraft appearance in the air traffic service zone, aerial target interception, fuel draining, airborne collision avoidance system (ACAS) alarm, emergency stacking and volcanic ash cloud straight ahead.

INTRODUCTION

ABBREVIATIONS AND CONVENTIONS

 

CHAPTER 1. ORGANIZATION OF AIRSPACE MANAGEMENT PLANNING IN RUSSIAN FEDERATION

1.1.  General provisions

1.2.  Organization of airspace management strategic planning

1.3.  Organization of airspace management pre-tactic planning

1.4.  Organization of airspace management tactic (current) planning

1.5.  Interaction of airspace management planning and coordination

Test questions

 

CHAPTER 2. AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE IN RUSSIAN FEDERATION

2.1. Air traffic management

2.2. Air traffic service

2.3. Air traffic control service

2.4. Arrivals and departures, aerodrome traffic service

2.5. Air traffic management based on surveillance systems

2.6. ADS-C service

2.7. Flight information service

2.8. Alarm reporting

2.9. Coordination in air traffic management

2.10. Emergency position, dangerous situations and equipment failures, unforeseen situations in air traffic management

2.11. Accidents prevention in  air traffic management

Test questions

References for chapters 1 and 2

 

CHAPTER 3. PERSPECTIVE AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AUTOMATED SYSTEMS

3.1. General information on the new-generation ATM automated systems

3.2. Basic air traffic control functionality in the district-aerodrome automated ATM systems

3.2.1. The purpose of air traffic control integrated automation system

3.2.2. The main functions of information processing in air traffic control

3.2.3. Displaying information at the air traffic controllers’ working places

3.2.4. Information input

3.2.5. Structure and form of information presentation at the automated working place of the air traffic controller

3.3. New functions in modern ATC automated systems (TP, MONA, SYSCO, MTCD, AMAN DMAN)

3.3.1. 4D-trajectory prediction

3.3.2.  Automatic monitoring of track keeping and reminder (MONA)

3.3.3. Medium-Term Conflict Detection (MTCD)

3.3.4. Automated coordination and flight control transfer

3.3.5. The task of arrival flow management – AMAN

3.3.6. Means of departure flow management – DMAN

3.3.7. AMAN/DMAN integration

3.4. Estimation of air traffic controller’s time expenditures for determining minimum horizontal separation intervals by means of ATC automated system

Test questions

References for chapter 3

 

CHAPTER 4. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS AND PURPOSE OF TRAINING AIDS FOR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS IN AUTOMATED ATM SYSTEM

4.1. Main directions and tendencies for development of training aids

4.2. Characteristics of simulator complexes for air traffic controllers

4.2.1. Systemic simulator complex

4.2.2. Simulator complex for air traffic controllers

4.3. Classification of simulator complexes for air traffic management

4.3.1. Main divisions of simulator complexes for air traffic controllers

4.3.2. Methodology of learning and training process organization during air traffic controllers’ training

4.3.3. Characteristics of the training aids used in the states of  EUROCONTROL zone

Test questions

 

CHAPTER 5. PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS TO SIMULATOR COMPLEXES FOR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS IN AUTOMATED ATM SYSTEM

Test questions

 

CHAPTER 6. ARCHITECTURE AND CONTENTS OF SIMULATION COMPLEXES FOR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS IN AUTOMATED ATM SYSTEM  

6.1. Structure diagram and constituents of systemic simulator complex

6.2. Configuring the structure of training modules

Test questions

 

CHAPTER 7. AUTOMATED WORK STATIONS OF SIMULATOR COMPLEX

7.1. Automated work station for the training leader

7.2. Automated work station for the pilot-operator

7.3. Automated work station for the radar monitoring system traffic controller

7.4. Automated work station for the procedural air traffic controller

7.5. Automated work station for the planning controller

7.6. Automated work stations for the aerodrome command traffic station controllers

7.6.1. Automated work station for the approach controller

7.6.2. Automated work stations for the runway and taxiing controllers

Test questions

 

CHAPTER 8. ORGANIZATION OF THE “GROUND-AIR” RADIO COMMUNICATION SIMULATION AND SUBORDINATE LOUD-SPEAKING COMMUNICATION SIMULATION

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CHAPTER 9. COMPUTER-AIDED TRAINING TOOLS FOR REMOTE SYSTEM OF ATC PERSONNEL PROFICIENCY MAINTAINING

9.1. Computer-aided training and knowledge control system in simulator complex

9.2. The structure of knowledge data base in computer-aided training tool

9.3. The structure of knowledge data base for discipline “Standard operating procedures for air traffic controllers, radio communication rules and phraseology”

9.4. Arrangement of remote training for ATC personnel

Test questions

 

CHAPTER 10. SPECIAL SOFTWARE OF SIMULATION COMPLEX

10.1. Aircraft movement modeling

10.2. Automated path generation for moving objects on the airfield

10.3. Simulation of radio-technical flight support facilities

10.4. Simulation of radio-technical flight support facilities malfunctioning

10.5. Meteorological environment modeling

10.6. Modeling of emergency and special situations

10.7. Module of documenting and processing

10.8. Modeling of the visual airfield environment

10.9. Exercise preparation module

10.10. Planned flight information modeling

10.11. Automated estimation module

10.11.1. Information collection and estimation during the drill

10.11.2. Definition of the aircraft conflict situation

10.11.3. Processing and documenting of the drill results

10.12. Perspectives for simulation complexes development

Test questions

 

CHAPTER 11. RADIO-TECHNICAL FLIGHT SUPPORT FACILITIES FOR ATM

11.1. RADAR MONITORING SYSTEMS FOR AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

11.2. ADS System

11.3. SHORAN Systems

11.3.1. VOR/DME System

11.3.2  Russian SHORAN

11.4. Global satellite navigation systems

11.5. Instrument and radar monitoring landing systems

11.5.1. Radar monitoring approaching systems

11.5.2. Simplified landing systems

11.5.3. Radio beacon landing systems

11.5.4. Landing technologies with satellite navigation system

Test questions

References for chapter 11

 

CHAPTER 12. Economic effect from automated ATM system implementation

12.1. Economics of passenger and cargo transportation

12.2. Economic effect from simulation complexes implementation

Bestugin A.R. isDoctor of Technical Sciences, Professor and Director of the Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Communications. He was educated in the direction of the Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics at the Leningrad State University. A.A. Zhdanov. For more than 30 years, he has been engaged in scientific activities in the fields of testing and operating aircraft, statistical radio optics, satellite navigation systems, communications and surveillance. He is the author of more than 200 scientific papers. 

Plyasovskikh A.P. is Doctor of Technical Sciences, Chief Designer of VNIIRA JSC and Engineer Pilot of civil aviation, more than 2000 hours of flying time. The main focus of scientific activity is the development of navigation systems and air traffic control. He defended his thesis on the development of methods and means of procedural control of air traffic. He is the author of more than 50 scientific papers. He received more than 10 copyright certificates and patents for technical inventions. 

Shatrakov Y.G. is Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Honored Worker of Science of Russia, Laureate of State Prizes and full member of the Russian Academy of Technological Sciences. He has been working in the field of “Air Navigation” since 1963 in the following directions: ground and airborne radionavigation systems, instrumental landing, secondary radar, air traffic control systems and training and modeling complexes. He is the author of more than 400 scientific papers. He prepared more than 100 doctors and candidates of sciences. 

Filin A.D. is Doctor of Technical Sciences, Chief Designer of training and modeling complexes for the training of air traffic controllers and civil aviation control officers in Russia. He is the author of more than 150 scientific papers, including monographs and textbooks in the field of air traffic control. He is Professor of the Department of the University of Aerospa

Describes operation principles and characteristics of the present and perspective ATCAS, and includes exercises for students

Highlights principles of personnel functionality in all areas of air traffic management along with proficiency enhancement

Provides examples of air traffic management procedures and resolution of critical situations in all flight stages