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On-Board Systems and ATM<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> Systems and ATMOn-Board Systems and ATM<div style="text-align:center;"><p style="text-align:justify;">​​To perform research activities on methods and tools for innovative Guidance, Navigation and Control functions and advanced Avionics, with high level of autonomy, efficiency, reliability and affordability.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The final aim is contributing to mastering the complexity and the safety of the current and future aerospace vehicles, missions and air traffic management systems.</p></div><p>On-Board Systems and ATM competence deals with disciplines such as Guidance, Navigation and Control, flight mechanics system modelling and simulation, and air traffic management. Specifically, the activities focus on the following basic research topics:</p><ul><li><p>Flight Mechanics and parameter identification from flight data</p></li><li><p>Uncertainty modelling and robustness analysis</p></li><li><p>Adaptive/Robust flight control</p></li><li><p>Mission optimization and trajectory optimal generation,</p></li><li><p>Sensors & Data Fusion for navigation,</p></li><li><p>Multiple vehicles cooperative and distributed control</p></li><li><p>Air Traffic modelling for analysis and validation of operational procedures</p></li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">The technology development areas are related to:</p><ul><li><p>Next generation avionics and Air Traffic Management procedures for unmanned aerial vehicles, with the aim to allow their integration in the civil airspace and to increase their autonomy and safety</p></li><li><p>Innovative Cockpit for General Aviation aircraft, to enhance pilot awareness and to give more support especially during the critical phases of flight and in emergency</p></li><li><p>Advanced avionics and GNC for unmanned space vehicles during re-entry missions, sustained hypersonic flights and orbital operations</p></li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">The system integration competences merge with methodological and technological research activities, in order to cover all the phases of the development cycle, from initial concept to prototype implementation, integration, verification using HW-in-the-Loop facilities (NASA Technology Readiness Level from 2 to 5) and, finally, supporting flight validation activities.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The disciplines that belongs to this area are related to:</p><ul><li><p>Guidance Navigation and Control</p></li><li><p>Flight Dynamics and Simulation</p></li><li><p>Air Traffic Management</p></li></ul><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>

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Best Session (System Aspects and Validation) Award at IEEE/AIAA DASC 2017<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> Session (System Aspects and Validation) Award at IEEE/AIAA DASC 2017Best Session (System Aspects and Validation) Award at IEEE/AIAA DASC 2017CIRA awarded for the best of Session (System Aspects and Validation) Award del 36th IEEE/AIAA Digital Avionics Systems Conference thanks to the paper “In Flight Validation of a Satellite Based Weather Awareness and Hazard Avoidance System for General Aviation”.2017-10-19T22:00:00Z