|Perimeter Taxiways at DFW|
In 2003, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) began real-time, human-in-the-loop simulations that demonstrated the effect of adding perimeter taxiways. During the tests, air traffic controllers, pilots and officials from DWF, the FAA and NASA evaluated numerous scenarios at NASA Ames Research Center's FutureFlight Central (FFC) and Crew Vehicle Systems Research Facility (CVSRF) to verify the cost benefit and paper studies on the perimeter taxiways...
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|Smart Skies: Welcome to Sector 33|
NASA's Smart Skies™ features an interactive Air Traffic Control Simulator that enables students to apply proportional reasoning to make decisions and resolve conflicts in realistic air traffic control problems involving two or more planes. "Welcome to Sector 33" is an introduction to the vocabulary and graphical representations used in air traffic control. For more information about the Smart Skies™ program, please visit: http://www.smartskies.nasa.gov
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; smart skies; air; traffic; control; atc; airplanes; aviation; education; middle; school; sector 33; modesto
|Smart Skies: Line Up With Math|
NASA's Smart Skies™ features an interactive Air Traffic Control Simulator that enables students to apply proportional reasoning to make decisions and resolve conflicts in realistic air traffic control problems involving two or more planes. "Line Up With Math" is an introduction to the module for student in grades 5 through 9, where students are challenged to line up the planes safely, with proper spacing, on time, at a given intersection of jet routes...
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; smart; skies; smart skies; airplanes; aviation; math; education; students; ATC; air traffic control
|High School Students Learn About Air Traffic Control Careers|
A group of ninth-grade students from San Mateo High School, Calif., were given a unique opportunity to transfer problem-solving skills from the classroom to the real world.NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hosted a field trip packed with authentic air traffic control experiences for the students at the FAA's Oakland Air Route Traffic Control Center in Fremont, Calif.The two-hour field trip was part of NASA and the FAA's partnership in promoting science, technology, engineering a...
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|Aeronautics at NASA Ames|
In business and in our personal lives, the aviation industry is a key enabler to our way of life and the smooth functioning of our economy. NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is looking for new ideas, conducting basic research into new technologies and operational procedures, and trying out new vehicle, operations, and safety technologies in relevant environments.Produced in June, 2010, this video was created for "The Leading Edge," a one hour television program on NASA TV that expl...
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