Considerable experience gained over a 14-year period of research and development has finally come together as a highly effective automatic ground collision-avoidance system (Auto-GCAS) under the long-running AFTI F-16 program. A robust autopilot and limited GCAS--developed to enhance safety during low-altitude AFTI testing in the early 1980s--evolved to a limited-envelope, all-terrain ground collision avoidance system demonstrated in the early 1990s. This prompted enough top-level U.S. ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Complex Algorithms Enable Auto-GCAS".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.