Pilots of business jets, commercial airliners and all manner of general aviation aircraft will fly more safely and experience far fewer collision alerts after 2020 with a family of new airborne collision-avoidance systems (ACAS) the FAA is developing. Dubbed ACAS X, the technology is the FAA's prime choice as a drop-in replacement for today's required traffic-alert and collision-avoidance systems (TCAS) and will be the foundation for new products in the light and unmanned aircraft ...

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