airport surface detection equipment


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Related to airport surface detection equipment: Airport Movement Area Safety System

airport surface detection equipment

[′er‚pȯrt ′sər·fəs di′tek·shən i‚kwip·mənt]
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A short-range radar using millimeter waves and giving a panoramic presentation of all aircraft and vehicles, moving or stationary, on the surface of an aerodrome; used by air traffic controllers for expeditious movement of surface aircraft on the ramp, taxiway, and runway.

airport surface detection equipment (ASDE)

Radar equipment specifically designed to detect all principal features on the surface of an airport, including aircraft and vehicular traffic, and to present the entire picture on a radar indicator console in the control tower. The equipment is used to augment the visual observation by tower personnel of aircraft and/or vehicular movements on runways and taxiways.
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31 /PRNewswire/ -- Newark Liberty International Airport is now operating with Sensis Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X (ASDE-X).
10 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensis Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X (ASDE-X), a runway incursion detection and alerting system, is now operational at John F.
At JFK, the FAA's Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X (ASDE-X) system will provide real-time aircraft position data to Aerobahn.
The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has reached an In-Service Decision (ISD) for the Safety Logic function of the Sensis Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X system (ASDE-X) at Orlando International Airport.
14th Airport to Receive Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X for Increased Runway Safety
Additionally the union, which is the collective bargaining agent for the 13,000 pilots of American Airlines, said that although it supports the TIPH change, it also urges FAA Administrator Marion Blakey to implement the Airport Movement Area Safety System (AMASS); install Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X ground radar system; and adequately staff control towers.
RWSL operates by automatically illuminating red lights if the airport's Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X (ASDE-X) detects traffic on or approaching the same runway.
The new system is called Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X, or ASDE-X, and allows air traffic controllers to view all aircraft and vehicles moving around the airport on a screen.
At JFK, the FAA's Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X (ASDE-X) system provides real-time aircraft position data to Aerobahn.
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has exercised production orders for 21 Airport Surface Detection Equipment Systems, Model X (ASDE-X).
14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensis Corporation's Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X (ASDE-X) is now operational at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.
April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensis Corporation announced that its Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X (ASDE-X) system is now operational at Washington Dulles International Airport.

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