Error distributions in aircraft position determination

Abstract

The paper deals with the problems of determining aircraft coordinates. The widely used Gaussian distribution does not make it possible to analyze extremely rare events with certainty. The ICAO- recommended double-exponent distribution does not meet the requirements of accuracy either. It is, therefore, necessary to look for new distributions. The paper gives examples of such distributions as well as examples of solving problems of detecting violations of separation.

About the authors

E. A. Rubtsov

Saint-Petersburg State University of Civil Aviation

Author for correspondence.
Email: rubtsov.spb.guga@rambler.ru

Postgraduate student

Radio Systems Department

Russian Federation

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