aircraft identification


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aircraft identification

A group of letters, figures or a combination thereof which is either identical to, or the coded equivalent of, the aircraft call sign to be used in air to ground communications, and which is used to identify the aircraft in ground to ground air traffic services communications (ICAO).
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pilots may acknowledge clearances, control instructions, or other information by using 'Wilco,' 'Roger,' 'Affirmative,' or other words or remarks with their aircraft identification.
Each was required to participate in eight sessions for the aircraft identification task.
ASDE-X is a traffic management system for the airport surface that aims to provide seamless surveillance and aircraft identification to air traffic controllers.
As the Army nears a contract award decision for the first stages of its IFF program, the Navy is in the midst of a cost and operational effectiveness analysis for a sister IFF program, called Cooperative Aircraft Identification (CAI), concentrating on air-to-air and ground-to-air identification.
Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems are the primary means of aircraft identification in Air Defense operations.
The Onboard Aircraft Tracking solution is designed to meet IATAs Aircraft Tracking Task Force (ATTF) and concept of operations of ICAOs Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS) standards for aircraft tracking which call for aircraft identification at least every 15 minutes during normal operations and at least every one minute during abnormal operations.
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) upgrade current air traffic control software to give air traffic controllers (ATCs) the option to access greater aircraft identification and altitude information.
The aircraft identification plate riveted onto each unit produced, in essence, ``Built by Lockheed in Burbank, California U.
Elementary Surveillance allows the active transponder to reply to ground-based Secondary Surveillance Radar interrogations supplying air traffic controllers with aircraft identification and altitude.
In 2014, Indra's primary surveillance radars were top sellers outside the US, while Indra's mode S secondary radars incorporating the most advanced aircraft identification technology are currently operating in 175 facilities all over the planet.
ASDE-X is an integrated airport surface management system designed to provide seamless coverage and aircraft identification (tags) to air traffic controllers.
This secondary radar meets the new air traffic control standard Mode S , which greatly improves aircraft identification queries and is currently to be introduced in Central European airspace.

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