Honeywell has completed initial testing of a software-based runway collision avoidance system that uses automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) position reports to alert pilots to potential conflicts on the airport surface. Honeywell started development of the Surface Indications and Alert System—called SURF 1A—with partners Airbus, Dassault and Eurocontrol in November 2016, under a project sponsored by the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management (ATM) Research ...

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