A Development of 3-D Resolution Algorithm for Aircraft Collision Avoidance

Kim, Youngrae;Lee, Sangchul;Lee, Keumjin;Kang, Ja-Young

  • 투고 : 2013.03.30
  • 심사 : 2013.08.23
  • 발행 : 2013.09.30


Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) is designed to enhance safety in aircraft operations, by reducing the incidences of mid-air collision between aircraft. The current version of TCAS provides only vertical resolution advisory to the pilots, if an aircraft's collision with another is predicted to be imminent, while efforts to include horizontal resolution advisory have been made, as well. This paper introduces a collision resolution algorithm, which includes both vertical and horizontal avoidance maneuvers of aircraft. Also, the paper compares between the performance of the proposed algorithm and that of algorithms with only vertical or horizontal avoidance maneuver of aircraft.


Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS);Traffic Advisory (TA);Resolution Advisory (RA);Conflict Detection and Resolution (CD&R);Closest Point of Approach (CPA);Vertical Resolution;Horizontal Resolution;3-Dimensional Resolution


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