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NASA ATD-2 Team Hosts Industry Workshop in Dallas, Texas
September 12, 2019

Photo of the audience and panel members on stage at the ATD-2 Industry Workshop

The NASA Airspace Technology Demonstration 2 (ATD-2) Industry Workshop was held September 4-5, 2019 in Dallas, Texas.
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Dynamic Routes for Arrivals in Weather (DRAW) Team Completes Final Human-in-the-Loop (HitL) Simulation
August 29, 2019

TMC participant views computer displays showing DRAW tools.
TMC Participant uses DRAW to reroute flight around weather (left screen) while maintaining acceptable delays (right screen).

The fifth and final in a series of Human-in-the-Loop (HitL) studies of the Dynamic Routes for Arrivals in Weather (DRAW) tool was conducted from July 24–August 1, 2019, in the NASA Ames Air Traffic Control (ATC) Laboratory.
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UTM Completes TCL 4 Testing in Corpus Christi, Texas
August 29, 2019

Two drones flying in the sky above city buildings.
Two drones flying in downtown Corpus Christi on August 15, 2019

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) project completed the second set of Technical Capability Level 4 (TCL 4) flight tests in Corpus Christi, Texas over a two-week period, August 12-23, 2019.
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ATD-2 Phase 3 Training in North Texas Area
August 9, 2019

ATD-2 presentation to training participants

To prepare for the Airspace Technology Demonstration-2 (ATD-2) Phase 3 Demonstration, NASA conducted training from June 17 – July 19, 2019 for over 80 supervisors, controllers, traffic management specialists, and air traffic operations center specialists.
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Shakedown Flight Simulation with FAA in Preparation for ecoDemonstrator 2020 Trials
July 11, 2019

Inside of the FAA Tech Center flight simulator
FAA Tech Center Simulator

On July 2, 2019, an initial piloted, shakedown simulation was successfully completed between the NASA Testbed and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) William J. Hughes Technical Center (WJHTC) Cockpit Simulation facility (CSF).
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NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Completes Technical Capability Level 4 Testing in Reno, NV
July 1, 2019

Photo of the Reno cityscape with four small drones in the sky.
Four Drones Flying Over Reno, NV

The UTM Project completed its Technical Capability Level 4 (TCL 4) flight tests in Reno, Nevada over a two-week period, June 17-28, 2019.
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FEATURED RESEARCH
ATD-1
ATM Technology Demonstration-1 (ATD-1) will showcase an integrated set of NextGen technologies that provide an efficient arrival solution for managing aircraft beginning from just prior to top-of-descent and continuing down to the runway.
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ATD-2
Airspace Technology Demonstration-2 (ATD-2) integrates arrival, departure, and surface (IADS) concepts and technologies to demonstrate the benefits of an IADS traffic management system for Metroplex environments.
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ATD-3
Airspace Technology Demonstration-3 (ATD-3 will improve efficiency and throughput in the en route and arrival phases of flight by integrating ground and flight deck technologies that continuously seek and identify more efficient routes around adverse weather and other airspace constraints.
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FEATURED RESEARCH
NextGen is here.
NASA's ATM Research
NASA is conducting air traffic managment (ATM) research and development to help achieve the Next Generation Air Transportation System.
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NextGen Technologies
Here are a few of the NextGen tools in development by the Aviation Systems Division:
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Airspace Technology Demonstration 2 (ATD-2)
Airspace Technology Demonstration 2, or ATD-2, is the integration of existing and emerging NASA, FAA, and industry technologies to significantly benefit arrival, departure, and surface operations.
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Airspace Technology Demonstration 3 (ATD-3)
Airspace Technology Demonstration 3, or ATD-3, is the third in a series of NASA research projects developing decision support technologies to address the challenges of the National Airspace System.
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24 Hours of Traffic in the NAS
This animation shows all aircraft flying over the United States during a 24-hour period on a typical day and shows the impact of severe weather on traffic in the New York area.
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