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Assessment of Staffing Needs of Systems Specialists in Aviation

Within the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Airway Transportation System Specialists  ATSS) maintain and certify the equipment in the National Airspace System (NAS).In fiscal year 2012, Technical Operations had a budget of $1.7B. Thus, Technical Operations includes approximately 19 percent ...

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ACRP Research Results Digest 15: Use of Towbarless Tractors at Airports--Best Practices

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Results Digest 15: Use of Towbarless Tractors at Airports—Best Practices includes broad guidance designed to help enhance the safe operation of towbarless tractors (TBLTs) at airports.

The report is designed to assist ...

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Conference Proceedings 48: Financing Surface Transportation in the United States: Forging a Sustainable Future--Now!

TRB's Conference Proceedings 48: Financing Surface Transportation in the United States: Forging a Sustainable Future—Now summarizes a May, 2010 conference that focused on developments in innovative funding techniques and options for securing continued revenue to support national infrastructure and mobility ...

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ACRP Report 63: ACRP Report 63: Measurement of Gaseous HAP Emissions from Idling Aircraft as a Function of Engine and Ambient Conditions

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 63: Measurement of Gaseous HAP Emissions from Idling Aircraft as a Function of Engine and Ambient Conditions is designed to help improve the assessment of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) emissions at airports based ...

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ACRP Report 61: Elimination or Reduction of Baggage Recheck for Arriving International Passengers

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 61: Elimination or Reduction of Baggage Recheck for Arriving International Passengers identifies potential alternative procedures that might be implemented to help reduce or eliminate the need for the recheck of baggage for arriving ...

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ACRP Report 37A: Guidebook for Measuring Performance of Automated People Mover Systems at Airports

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 37A: Guidebook for Measuring Performance of Automated People Mover Systems at Airports is designed to help measure the performance of automated people mover (APM) systems at airports.

The guidebook identifies, defines, and ...

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ACRP Report 64: ACRP 65: Handbook for Evaluating Emissions and Costs of APUs and Alternative Systems

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 65: Guidebook for Airport Irregular Operations (IROPS) Contingency Planning is designed to help guide commercial passenger service airports of all sizes to develop, continually evaluate, and update their contingency plans for procedures pertaining ...

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ACRP Report 60: Guidelines for Integrating Alternative Jet Fuel into the Airport Setting

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 60: Guidelines for Integrating Alternative Jet Fuel into the Airport Setting identifies the types and characteristics of alternative jet fuels; summarizes potential benefits; addresses legal, financial, environmental, and logistical considerations and opportunities; and ...

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ACRP Research Results Digest 13: Synthesis of Information Related to Airport Practices: 2012

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Results Digest 13: Synthesis of Information Related to Airport Practices is a digest of the progress and status of ACRP Project 11-03, Synthesis of Information Related to Airport Practices. ...

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ACRP Report 59: Information Technology Systems at Airports--A Primer

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 59: Information Technology Systems at Airports--A Primer is designed to help facilitate mutual understanding between airport executives and information technology (IT) professionals to enable them to work together effectively on IT projects. One ...

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