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SC-147, Traffic Alert & Collision Avoidance System (TCAS)

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SC-147, Traffic Alert & Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), established November 1, 1980, has defined and updated the TCAS and TCAS II performance standards, thereby contributing to one of the most significant advances in aviation safety in the past twenty years.

The committee is working on a Aircraft Collision Avoidance System for NextGen, or ACAS X.  The foundational system to be specified will be ACAS Xa nd ACAS Xo.   ACAS Xa will be a “drop-in” replacement for TCAS II and ACAS Xo will support advanced in flight services.  the committee has recently completed ACAS Xu for Unmanned Aircraft Systems and is currently developing ACAS sXu, for Small UAS.  Following that, ACAS Xr for rotorcraft and AAM/UAM applications will be developed.

Leadership

Co-ChairJ. Stuart SearightFederal Aviation Administration
Co-ChairRuy BrandaoHoneywell International, Inc.
WG-75 Co-ChairBill BoothEUROCONTROL
Government Authorized RepresentativeMatt HaskinsFederal Aviation Administration
SecretaryDonna FroehlichAurora Innovations, LLC
Program DirectorAl SecenRTCA, Inc.
https://www.rtca.org/people/al-secen

General Information

Terms of Reference
Next Meeting Agenda
2021 Meetings
June 10, 2021

Contact Information

For additional meeting summaries, please contact the Program Director: Al Secen

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