Automated flight strip management system functional description
November 19, 1990
MIT Lincoln Laboratory Report ATC-174
This document gives a high level functional overview of an automated flight strip management system. The current manual flight strip system at Boston's Logan Airport is reviewed and described in detail for both the Tower Cab and TRACON with emphasis on the information flow as an aircraft progresses through the system. The interfaces between the ATC elements, as they related to flight data, are explained. Finally, the system requirements are described including specific requirements for Tower Cab positions.