AT5601E - ATC Systems

AT5601E - ATC Systems


Objectif général :

At the end of this course, the student will be able to
- describe the systems that help air traffic controller to manage the traffic, especially surveillance and flight data processing
- state the role of the main systems involved in flight data and surveillance processing
- explain the flow of information between those systems
- explain how new generation systems will be able to improve ATM efficiency and safety

Objectifs détaillés :

Module "Introduction to ATC systems" (3h)
- Define the environment where ATC systems are operated (Taxonomy 1)
- List the main stakeholders (providing or consuming ATC services) and the main interactions in between (Taxonomy 1)
- Describe the ATC systems core functionalities and interfaces (Taxonomy 2)
- Characterise the human roles involved in ATC systems (Controller, ATSEP,...) as regards their activities (Taxonomy 2)

Module “4-FLIGHT the new Frech ATM system" (8h)
Brief history if traffic control
Through the description of the new french ATM system :
<ul><li>Anatomy of an ATM system</li><li>How this system is buit</li><li>Requirements for FDPS / SDPS / HMI</li><li>Description of ATM services</li></ul>

Volume horaire (h)

  • Cours Magistraux : 11h


Nombre total d'heures d’évaluation : 2

En bref

Crédits ECTS : Cf UE

Nombre d'heures 13



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  • Toulouse