Airborne Separation Assistance System

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Term Airborne Separation Assistance System
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Airborne Separation Assurance System

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Abbreviation

ASAS

Definition

an aircraft system that enables the flight crew to maintain separation of their aircraft from one or more aircraft, and provides flight information concerning surrounding traffic.

Definition Source

FAA/EUROCONTROL Cooperative R&D, "Principles of Operations for the use of ASAS", URL: http://human-factors.arc.nasa.gov/ihi/personnel/ashford/PO-ASAS.pdf (13/3/2003)

Note

ASAS includes three classes of application: • Airborne traffic situational awareness (ATSAW) applications; • Co-operative Separation Assurance (also referred to as COSEP) applications; and • Airborne self-separation applications (also referred to as Autonomous flight operations, AUTOPS, or Free Flight).