Short Term Conflict Alert

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Term Short Term Conflict Alert
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Abbreviation

STCA

Definition

A ground-based safety net intended to assist the controller in preventing collision between aircraft by generating, in a timely manner, an alert of a potential or actual infringement of separation minima.

Definition Source

EUROCONTROL, (2009), "Safety Nets, Ensuring Effectiveness, Guide", Terms and definitions used in the EUROCONTROL Specifications,

Derived from ICAO Doc 4444, §15.7.2 Note 1

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