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The programme is concerned with simulation of a new system of handling aircraft approaching London's Heathrow Airport. The new system is known as Computer Assisted Approach Sequencing (CAAS), and i...t is tested at the Civil Aviation Authority's Evaluation Unit at Hurn Airport, near Bournemouth. The programme explains something of CAAS and the sort of information that can be obtained from this type of simulation.
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Module code and title: T241, Systems behaviour
Item code: T241; 04
First transmission date: 04-03-1973
Published: 1973
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Duration: 00:23:31
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Producer: John Groom
Contributors: George L Chambers; Geoff Peters; T. David Reed; Peter J. Temple
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): Air traffic control; Computer assisted approach sequencing; Heathrow airport; Hurn airport; Simulation; Systems behaviour
Master spool number: 6HT/70781
Production number: FOUT781
Videofinder number: 811
Available to public: no