Flight demonstrations show that advanced-technology surveillance, communications and display systems can increase safety as well as capacity in ground operations at major airports, NASA reported. The agency's Langley Research Center equipped its 737 research aircraft with a high- speed data link from Arinc and its own moving map display for tests at the FAA Tech Center, Atlantic City, N.J. An air traffic controller sent taxi routes and hold instructions to the aircraft, and these were ...

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