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A NASA Computer Tool Smoothes Flow Of Air Traffic

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August 27, 2001
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National Aeronautics And Space Administration
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Researchers at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, recently monitored more than 1,000 take-offs, landings and overhead flights near Denver to test the en-route data exchange (EDX) tool. The tool allows for the "real- time" delivery of flight data to automated air traffic management software, giving controllers the ability to predict aircraft position and avoid potential conflicts.

Air traffic controllers will be able to make more accurate decisions thanks to a new NASA software tool.


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