R&T Challenge by Discipline/Area

Suitability for NASA to Address in its R&T Programs

Intelligent and adaptive flight control techniques

6

Improved on-board weather systems and tools

6

Human-machine integration

6

Synthetic visions and enhanced vision systems

6

Advanced communications, navigation, and surveillance technology

4.5

Secure network-centric avionics architectures and systems to provide low cost, efficient, fault-tolerant, on-board communications systems for data link and data transfer

4.5

Safe operation of unmanned air vehicles in the national airspace

4.5

More efficient certification processes for complex systems

2

Design, development, and upgrade processes for complex, software-intensive systems, including tools for design, development, and verification and validation

1.5

Aerodynamics and Aerocoustics

 

Aerodynamics robust to atmospheric disturbances and adverse weather conditions, including icing

4.5

Accuracy of wake vortex prediction, and vortex detection and mitigation techniques

4.5



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