Validation projects

Link autopilot with ACAS (Airborne Collision Avoidance System)

Release: 2011

Reference: EXE-04.08.02-VP-480

Location: Toulouse

Description

About the exercise

The trials consisted in validating the operational and safety benefits of automatic response to an ACAS resolution advisory (RA), instructing the autopilot of a necessary change in flight levels due to potential collision.

Results

The automated resolution advisory significantly reduced the response delay to no more than four seconds bringing safety benefits.