Airborne collision avoidance system
|Term||airborne collision avoidance system|
An aircraft system based on secondary surveillance radar (SSR) transponder signals which operates independently of ground-based equipment to provide advice to the pilot on potential conflicting aircraft that are equipped with SSR transponders.
ICAO (2006) Official definition taken from doc. PANS-OPS/I Procedures for Air Navigation Services — Aircraft Operations — Flight Procedures [Doc 8168/I] 2006