MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 304, 20199th EASN International Conference on “Innovation in Aviation & Space”
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Section||Air Traffic Management|
|Published online||17 December 2019|
GICS, a new concept to enhance in-flight safety and security of commercial aviation
ONERA (The French Aerospace Lab), Chemin de la Hunière,
1 Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
This paper presents a new concept of aircraft tracking based on a LEO constellation of small satellites, each of them carrying receiving and transmitting devices in order to check the integrity of the ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast) positioning information and proceed with a non-cooperative independent localization of the aircraft, if a flight anomaly comes out. To do so, on side of the conventional ADS-B processing, authors propose to add a multilateration process and two active radar modes, able to perform a finer and reliable localization of the aircraft, as well as a first information on the nature of the flight anomaly. The paper deals with a preliminary system analysis, although underpinned by some illustrations of existing sensor technologies, already or nearly operational in space. The concept has been patented .
Key words: ADS-B / SAR / Radar / ATC / multilateration
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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