Time-Based Separation

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Term Time-Based Separation
Status

approved

Mandatory for


Contexts

SESAR

Categories
Synonyms


Related entries

TBS rules

Broader term


Narrower term


Abbreviation

TBS

Definition

the separation of aircraft using time intervals instead of distances.

In SESAR step 1, it may be applied during final approach, where TBS rules allow the equivalent distance to be displayed to the controllers according to the prevailing wind conditions.

Definition Source

SESAR WP 6, Definitions Team

Note

related article on EUROCONTROL homepage [1]

Lexicon Release

Lexicon Release 2015.2