Airborne Separation Assistance System
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Airborne Separation Assurance System
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.
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)
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).