ATAC supports the FAA’s multiple safety systems as they evolve and new procedures are integrated into the NAS (National Airspace System). ATAC researched and developed leading Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the FAA ATO Safety organization that can be used to indicate possible risk in the air traffic system and set up threshold alerts that will help safety practitioners and safety managers in ATM focus on possible problem areas and place emphasis where needed.
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ATAC has a major role in the development of the Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT), the FAA's environmental modeling software, spanning local and global noise and emissions analyses. ATAC's FAA-funded research efforts aimed at improving the capabilities of AEDT keep it at the forefront of aviation environmental modeling methods and practices. These combined factors enable ATAC to develop and apply software tools and analysis methods to address environmental analysis questions beyond the scope of publicly available tools in a technically defensible manner. Read more >>
ATAC's SkyView® provides a comprehensive set of software tools for gathering aviation performance and supporting data, measuring and baselining operations, and helping to design, implement, and evaluate operational improvements. “We have been using SkyView as the basis of our post-PBN-implementation monitoring. It has been extremely useful in this regards and will continue to support our PBN developments.” – Geoff Hounsell, Manager Service Strategy, Airways New Zealand.
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Congratulations to our SAIC team on winning the FAA’s Controller Training Contract! As a team member, ATAC will play a major role in the innovative solutions offered by our SAIC-led team as a better way to train air traffic controllers. Read more >>
- Individuals from ATAC, Kongsberg Gallium and SAIC pose with NATCA leadership at the recent Communicating for Safety conference in March 2015. Read more >>