An ADS-B Emergency Respone System for NextGen Airspace Safety

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX09CC08P
Agency Tracking Number: 085252
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: A3.01
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
1749 Northwood, Troy, MI, 48084-5524
DUNS: 603816588
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard Weiss
 Principal Investigator
 (248) 362-5110
 jfeord@leandesign.com
Business Contact
 Joe Feord
Title: Business Official
Phone: (248) 362-5110
Email: jfeord@leandesign.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
FAA NextGencontrollers can employ the ADS-B datalink to send aircraft flight plans guiding the around traffic conflicts that the on-board system hasn't seen or hasn't resolved quickly by ATC standards. The emergency function that has 2 features; 1, if the on-board system detects an anomaly it will initiate a priority message and datastream to report a potential safety problem to NextGen ATC controllers; 2 in event of rapid airspace congestion issues ATC can use such a priority datalink to re-route the aircraft. This emergency route to the nearest suitable airport will avoid traffic, restricted airspace, weather and terrain.

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