More autonomous aircraft in the future air traffic management system

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Broader term

aircraft in the future air traffic management system (AFAS)

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MA-AFAS

Definition

"research project within the 5th Framework Programme" contributing to "foster the more efficient and flexible use of airspace; optimise the use of airport capacities and facilities; allow for the more efficient use of aircraft through optimised 4D trajectory routing, employment of Airborne Separation Assistance Systems (ASAS), enhanced fleet management and Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) support; and enable weather independent operations."

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION (2006) "The SESAR Initiative: Research paves the way for the Single European Sky" [1]

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