2006 Agenda

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May 1–3, 2006
Hyatt Regency Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland

  • Conference General Chair: Mike Zernic, NASA
  • Technical Program Chair: Denise Ponchak, NASA

Proceedings CD-ROMs were mailed to all registered attendees. Conference proceedings for others are available at NASA Technical Reports Server (ICNS 2006).

2006 Agenda and Presentations
Monday, May 1, 2006
Welcome/Overview WeekMichael Zernic, NASA Glenn Research Center

Plenary Session – The Next Generation Air Transportation System: Building Upon the Foundation Session Chair: Karl Grundmann, JPDO Communications Director

JPDO Progress and Plans (No presentation available)Robert Pearce, JPDO Director (Acting)

Block to Block Operations Vision – The First Steps

  • The Path to NGATS
  • Surveillance and Broadcast Services
  • FAA SWIM Acquisition Planning
  • John Scardina, Director, JPDO Portfolio Management
  • DivisionRick Castaldo, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Mike Hawthorne, Federal Aviation Administration

Session A1 – Communication Technology Session Chair: Art Feinberg, Intelligent Automation, Inc.

Airborne Networking Multi-Aircraft Network Capability DemonstrationRalph Yost, Federal Aviation Administration, William J Hughes Technical Center
Software Defined Radio Qualification ApproachMichael Kocin, ViaSat, Inc.
Application of Link 16 Technology to Future Air Traffic ControlMichael Kocin, ViaSat, Inc.
Technical and Operational Aspects of Migration Concepts of a broadband VHF Communication System (B-VHF)Bernhard Haindl, Miodrag Sajatovic, Johannes Prinz, Frequentis; Michael Schnell, DLR and Carl-Herbert Rokitansky, UNISBG (presented by Mr. Rihacek)
Compatibility Analysis of Airport Wireless Local Area Networks and Satellite Feeder Links in the 5091-5150 MHz BandIzabela Gheorghisor, Yan-Shek Hoh, and Frank Box, The MITRE Corporation
Laser Communications to Beam Optical Band to Distant PointsBelal Hamzeh and Mohsen Kavehrad, The Pennsylvania State University
Wireless Spacecraft Bus – A Radio Frequency Based Data Communication ArchitectureMin Song, Sachin Shetty, Robert Ash and Kenneth Bone, Old Dominion University
Investigation of Operator Benefits from Reducing Horizontal Separations in North Atlantic Organized Track SystemAlmira Williams, CSSI, Inc.

Session A2 – Navigation and Surveillance Session Chair: Chris Daskalakis, DOT Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

Development of a Portable ADS-B Avionics Transmissions Evaluation ToolRandy Sleight, The John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Enhanced ADS-BEdward Valovage and Kenneth Samuelson, Sensis Corporation
System Wide ADS-B Back Up and ValidationAlex Smith, Rick Cassell, T. Breen, R. Hulstrom and Carl Evers, Rannoch Corporation
Sea Trial / LTE for ADS – B STIMS 21-22Dave McNamara, DCS Corporation (presented by Frank Bushman)
GPS/Galileo Performance Assessment for Aircraft Navigation and ApproachHelmut Blomenhofer, Thales ATM GmbH
“Airspace” Surveillance Transformation, Stovepipe to Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)Christopher Smith and Charles Brown, Sensis Corporation
Risk Sharing and Risk Mitigation in Global Navigation Satellite System Market (paper only)Mariagrazia Spada, University of Roma “La Sapienza”

Session A3 – Netcentric Operations and SWIM Session Chair: Rafael Apaza, Federal Aviation Administration

Transforming the NAS Through System Wide Information Management and Network Enabled OperationsChip Meserole, Boeing Company
Data Access and DistributionPaul Comitz and Avinash Pinto, Boeing Company
Enhanced Situational Awareness via SWIM-Based ApplicationsSid Rudolph and Jon Dehn, Lockheed Martin Transportation & Security Solutions
Design, Architecture, the National Airspace System, System Wide Information Management, Network-Centric Operations, and Service-Oriented ArchitectureMichael McGrady, Topia Technology
Aircraft Mobility Within an Internet Protocol-Based National Airspace SystemBrian Haberman, The John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Service Oriented Communication Architectures in Safety Critical EnvironmentsJohannes Prinz , Wolfgang Kampichler, and Bernhard Haindl, Frequentis GmbH
SWIM-SUIT: SWIM Supported by Innovative TechnologiesMassimiliano DeAngelis and S. Porfiri, Selex-Sistemi Integrati
Tuesday, May 2, 2006

Plenary Session – Future Communications Study Session Chairs: James Eck, Federal Aviation Administration and Mel Rees, EUROCONTROL

Future Communications Study OverviewBrent Phillips, Federal Aviation Administration and Jacky Pouzet, EUROCONTROL
Communication Operational Concept and RequirementsGregg Anderson, Federal Aviation Administration
FCS Technology Investigation Overview and StatusGlen Dyer, ITT Industries and Phil Platt, QinetiQ
Future Communications Study: Roadmap StatusDean Lamiano, The MITRE Corporation

Session B1 – Future Communications Study Session Chairs: James Budinger, NASA Glenn Research Center and Jacky Pouzet, EUROCONTROL

Overview of Current EUROCONTROL Communications ActivitiesJacky Pouzet, EUROCONTROL
Spectrum Issues and WRC 07 PreparationMichael Biggs, Federal Aviation Administration
FCS Evaluation Criteria for Technology AssessmentTricia Gilbert, ITT Industries
FCS Technology Evaluation Process and Interim ResultsGlen Dyer, ITT Industries
Development of Technology Shortlist for Future InvestigationsJacky Pouzet, EUROCONTROL
Flexible Airborne ArchitectureJacky Pouzet, EUROCONTROL and Phil Platt, QinetiQ
A Method for Estimating Air/Ground Data Capacity RequirementsBrian Hung, The MITRE Corporation
L-Band Channel ModelingJason Berger, ITT Industries
L-Band Digital Link for Air Traffic Services Data CommunicationsWarren Wilson, The MITRE Corporation

Session B2 – Airspace Safety and Security Session Chair: Thomas Tanger, Ohio Aerospace Institute

Enhancing Airspace Security in the Washington ADIZScott Landriau, Patrick Markiewicz and John Zuna, Lockheed Martin Transportation & Security Solutions
Cyber Security Research Plans for a Secure Aircraft Data Network (SADN) No longer available. Email for more information.Kevin Harnett and Vince Rakauskas, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
Network-Enabled Operations (NEO) Security Demonstration – Spiral 0Michael Lewis and Gene Hayman, Boeing Phantom Works
Air-to-Air Avionics IntegrationMichael Harrison, Aviation Management Associates, Inc.
Weather Integration on the Flight Deck – A Concept of Use Based on Operational NeedJames Tauss, Aviation Management Associates, Inc.
Operational Evaluation of FAROS Final Approach Runway Occupancy SignalJaime Figueroa, Federal Aviation Administration; Noel Schmidt and Kirk Swanson, Architecture Technology Corporation
Simple Methodology for the Stochastic Independent Event Calculation of Air Traffic ConflictsSeamus McGovern and Stephen Creaghan, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
Tandem Optical Sensors to Assist in Runway Incursion PreventionSeamus McGovern and Stephen Creaghan, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
Session B3 – Surface Systems and Architectures Session Chair: Len Carlson, Technology Services Corporation
Airport Surface Network Architecture DefinitionThanh Nguyen, Analex Corporation; Wesley Eddy, Verizon Federal Network Systems; Steven Bretmersky, Cleveland State University; Fran Lawas-Greodek and Brenda Ellis, NASA Glenn Research Center
An Experimental Airport Surface Wireless NetworkSteven DeHart and Phillip Neumiller, Sensis Corporation
Augmented and Virtual Reality Research for Tower Control at AirportsMarc Bourgois, EUROCONTROL Experimental Center
The Remote Airport Traffic Services Concept: Opportunities and RequirementsChris Brinton and Stephen Atkins, Mosaic ATM
Virtual Mission Operations Center for Virtual TowersWilliam Ivancic and Phil Paulsen, NASA Glenn Research Center
The Future of Terminal Airspace: An Airportal for 2025Mary Ellen Miller, Raytheon Company
Automated Arrival Traffic Flow Management Using 4D TrajectoriesDave Schleicher and Doug Sweet, Sensis Corporation
Research on Advanced Displays for Self-Separation and Sequencing at Non-Towered AirportsKeith Alter, Nav3D Corporation; Wallace Kelly, Blue Rock Research; Paul Snow, Mind’s Eye Visualization and Louis Williams, RTI International
Wireless Channel Characterization: Modeling the 5 GHz Microwave Landing System Extension Band for Future Airport Surface CommunicationsDavid Matolak, I. Sen, W. Xiong, Ohio University; Rafael Apaza, Federal Aviation Administration and Lawrence Foore, NASA Glenn Research Center
An IEEE 802.16/802.11 Hybrid TAN Architecture for the Next-Generation NASJack Burbank and William Kasch, The John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Plenary Session – Performance-Based System Implementation Challenges Session Chair: David Hamrick, The MITRE Corporation

Challenges in Implementing Performance-Based SystemsDavid Hamrick, The MITRE Corporation
Performance Based Navigation: RNAV and RNP – FAA Program UpdateJeff Williams, Federal Aviation Administration
Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B)Rick Castaldo, Federal Aviation Administration
Departure Efficiency Benefits of RNAV SID Operations – DFW and ATL ExamplesRalf Mayer, The MITRE Corporation
Session C1 – Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) Communication Session Chair: James Griner, NASA Glenn Research Center
Flight Test Results of VDL-3, UAT, and 1090ES Datalinks for Weather Information CommunicationJames Griner, NASA Glenn Research Center
Transformational Aircraft Communication Using a Broadband Mesh NetworkWilliam McNary, AeroSat

Session C2 – Future Global Policy Session Chair: David Buchanan, NASA Glenn Research Center

Shift the Current Air Traffic Management Paradigm: From Means to Objectives ManagementLaurent Guichard and Sandrine Guibert, EUROCONTROL Experimental Center; Didier Dohy and Jean-Yves Grau, NeoSYS
Architecture & Requirements Development for the Next Generation Air Transportation SystemRobert Avjian, Steven Rosen and Paul Mettus Lockheed Martin Transportation & Security Solutions
CNS/ATM Planning: Modeling USAF and Civilian Air Traffic Interactions in European AirspaceEdward Wigfield, Kelly Connolly, Alexander Alshtein, James DeArmon, Richard Flourney, William Hershey, John James, Paula Mahoney, Jennifer Mathieu, John Maurer andPaul Ostwald, The MITRE Corporation
A Free Transatlantic Aviation Market: Legal Regulatory Framework Concerning European Airspace System Needs to be Defined in Advance (paper only)Mariagrazia Spada, University of Roma “La Sapienza”

Session C3 – Integrated CNS Systems and Architectures Session Chair: Kenneth Arkind, Raytheon

Required Total System Performance (RTSP)Arek Shakarian, Boeing Phantom Works
IPv6 Based Aircraft Data Networks and Voice ServicesNagaraja Thanthry, Anuj Bhatia, Swapnil Shingvi and Ravi Pendse, Wichita State University
NGATS Dynamic ArchitectureKen Arkind, Raytheon Company
Flight Trial Architectures Supporting Migration to Broadband Internet Protocol (IP) for Airline Operations Communications (AOC) and Air Traffic Services (ATS) CommunicationsRobert Mead, Boeing, Phantom Works; Karl Griep, Dave Morse, Mark Taylor and Duane Harkness, Avaliant LLC
Communications, Navigation, Surveillance and Avionics within the 2020 Future VisionRobert Morgenstern, The MITRE Corporation
The Use of Collaborative Rerouting Procedures Instead of Miles-in-Trail (MIT) Restrictions for Managing National Airspace System Choke PointsPaul Rigterink and Ed Ellenberger, Computer Sciences Corporation
Extended LAN Services and Aviation Data NetworksNagaraja Thanthry, Sudha Kulkarni and Ravi Pendse, Wichita State University

Session C4 – CNS/ATM Simulation and Evaluation Session Chair: Chris Wargo, Computer, Networks & Software Inc.

Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance Models in ACES – Design Implementation and CapabilitiesGreg Kubat, Analex Corporation; Don Van Drei, NASA Glenn Research Center; Goutam Satapathy, Inteligent Automation, Inc.; Anil Kumar, CNS, Inc. and Manu Khanna, Comptel, Inc.
Communications, Navigation and Surveillance Models in ACES – Test Results and Sample Concept Simulation ResultsGreg Kubat, Analex Corporation and Don Van Drei, NASA Glenn Research Center
NGATS CNS Test BedRod Collins and Robin Finnegan, Sensis Corporation (presented by Ed Valovage)
A Trajectory-Based Probabilistic TFM Evaluation Tool and ExperimentKris Ramamoorthy and George Hunter, Sensis Corporation
Day’s Weather in the NASAlexander Klein, George Mason University
Identifying and Addressing Emerging Global Air Transport Issues and Risks – Improving the Future Air Transport Systems by Using Next Generation Innovative Modeling and Simulation Tools and TechnologiesChris Wargo, Computer Networks & Software, Inc.

Workshop Breakout Sessions

The NGATS-CNS National TestbedMichael Gerry, Sensis Corporation and Rafael Apaza, Federal Aviation Administration
The Future of Required Total System Performance (RTSP)Robert Kerczewski, NASA Glenn Research Center and Tom Kraft, Federal Aviation Administration
Network Enabled Information Access for NGATSChris Wargo, Computer Networks & Software, Inc. and Jim Dieudonne, The MITRE Corporation

Executive Committee Final Report

Executive Committee Final ReportExecutive Committee