Task D: International Flight Object
Customers: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) & Lockheed Martin Corporation
Period of Performance: 2008-2009
The program objective of this task was to provide the first phase of research in the real-time exchange of flight data for flights between Europe and the United States. This phase focused on lab execution and demonstrations of recorded flight data passed between systems. The operational objective of this task was to demonstrate the potential of flight data object exchange between the international air navigation services providers (ANSPs), the U.S. oceanic air traffic control system, the U.S. domestic system, and the collaborative flight planning system to provide benefits associated with situational awareness and planning along the entire path of flight.