Conducting Collision Avoidance Testing Without Colliding

Credit: Tom Reynolds/U.S. Air Force/Lockheed Martin
The automatic air collision avoidance system (Auto ACAS) marks the next big step toward the world’s first fully integrated anti-collision system for fighters, but how can such a prevention device be tested without actually causing a midair accident? This Aviation Week editor found out firsthand...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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