Category: Air traffic control systems

Traffic information service – broadcast

Traffic Information Service – Broadcast ( TIS-B ) is an aviation information service That Allows pilots to see near real time position and ground track in 45 degree increments of other nearby aircraft have Either a “traffic advisory” or “proximate” intruder, for the Purposes of collision avoidance. It presents to the pilot’s combined representation of aircraft positions derived from GPS satellite and ground-based radar data sources similar to what an air traffic controller Sees on the ground. Continue reading “Traffic information service – broadcast”


SASS-C is an acronym for “Surveillance Analysis Support System for ATC-Center”. It is an ATC-based based Monitoring Analysis Workbench for ATC Radar Plot Analysis and Tracker Performance Measurements. [1] SASS-C is able to provide quality statistics for: Continue reading “SASS-C”

Phoenix (ATC)

PHOENIX is a multipurpose Radar Data Processing System (RDPS) / Monitoring Data Processing System (SDPS) – aka tracker – used for ATC Many applications in the Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS), and is Continuously extended and maintained ever since. PHOENIX is also a fundamental component for all future ATM systems in the DFS into the 2020s and part of the DFS initiative for “ATS componentware” in the European SESAR program. Continue reading “Phoenix (ATC)”


The air traffic control centers of Brazil are Known by the acronym CINDACTA , or ” C entro In tegrado of D efesa A REIA E C ONTROL of T ráfego A ereo (Integrated Air Traffic Control and Air Defense Center). Four CINDACTAs are in operation, Located in different regions of Brazil’s airspace. Continue reading “CINDACTA”

ASTERIX (standard ATC)

ASTERIX (short for All Purpose Structured Eurocontrol Surveillance Information Exchange ) is a standard for the exchange of air traffic services (ATS) information. It is developed and maintained by the European ATS organization Eurocontrol . ASTERIX not only stands for All-Purpose Structured Eurocontrol Surveillance Information Exchange goal aussi Represents a state-of-the-art monitoring data size qui est Nearly adopté being white by the users world community as the universal standard in this domain today. Continue reading “ASTERIX (standard ATC)”


ARTAS (ATM Supervisor Tracker And Server) is a system designed by Eurocontrol in order to help in Aerial surveillance and Air traffic control . It can establish an accurate Air Situation Picture of all traffic on a well-defined geographical area (eg ECAC ), and to distribute it to the community. Continue reading “ARTAS”