NASA 2020 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 Projects

June 30, 2020 – ATAC is proud to announce the win of two NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 projects, both focused on Urban Air Mobility (UAM). In one project, ATAC is collaborating with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) to develop a Low Altitude Wind Hazard Alerting and Rerouting (LAWHAR) service […]

40 Years of Excellence

On July 2, 2019, ATAC celebrated 40 years of providing optimum support, tools and services to our clients.  To commemorate the occasion, we hosted a celebration at the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos, California.  We received full access to the museum including flight simulators, the imagination playground and the fascinating Boeing 747 cockpit.  Over […]

NASA 2018 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 2 Projects

May 14, 2019 – ATAC is proud to announce the win of two NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 2 projects. In one project, ATAC is developing a near real-time aircraft noise monitoring tool called the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Noise Integration Tool (UNIT) for electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (e-VTOL) aircraft that will […]

ATAC Research Support To The FAA Highlighted in the 2019 Federal Laboratories Consortium Planner

In collaboration with industry, academia and government partners, the FAA operates a S76A helicopter to perform flight testing in support of aviation research activities to improve helicopter safety. ATAC provides expert research support in multiple fields including systems engineering, system administration, flight testing, data collection and analysis, business management and outreach. ATAC’s support includes employees […]

Supporting the ATO’s Center of Excellence for Technical Training and Human Performance

July 9, 2018 – ATAC has been assisting Dr. Lulu Sun, Principal Investigator on a project to explore and recommend more effective methods of training delivery—especially in the “virtual” sense. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University is the lead academic institution on the project, and she is being supported by ATAC and other industry representatives and consultants. […]

NASA SimLabs III Contract

June 1, 2018 – ATAC is excited to announce that we are part of the winning team selected for the NASA Technical Services for Aerospace Modeling and Simulation III (SimLabs III) contract. The contract supports aerospace systems modeling and simulation facilities at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. The prime contractor is […]

NASA 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 2 Projects

March 7, 2018 – ATAC is proud to announce the win of two NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 2 projects. In one project, ATAC will be developing an innovative automation tool to improve temporary airport and airspace closure management. The ATAC NAS Element Closure Planner (NECP) will facilitate collaborative airport, air navigation service […]

The European Simmod Users Group Celebrates 50th Meeting

1 November 2017 – The European Simmod Users Group (ESUG) celebrated its 50th meeting on 27 October 2017 at ENAIRE’s offices in Madrid. Since 1993, this group has met bi-annually to present ideas and share information on Simmod fast-time simulation activities as well as aviation analysis, in general. ATAC congratulates ESUG in achieving this milestone, […]

NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 Projects

April 17, 2017 – ATAC is proud to announce the win of two NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects. In one project, ATAC will be developing an innovative automation tool to improve temporary and permanent runway closure management. The ATAC Movement Area Closure Planner (MACP) will provide airport stakeholder capabilities to improve decision processes and […]

Drones in Disaster Emergency Response Flight Test/Demonstration Event

Researchers from the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center’s Aviation Research Division and Engineering Services Division supported the Drones in Disaster Emergency Response Flight Test/Demonstration Event which took place on Wed. Jun. 22, 2016 in Cape May, NJ.  This historic milestone represented the first-ever ship-to-shore commercial drone delivery of medical supplies in a simulated disaster […]