e-FAROS: Enhanced Final Approach Runway Occupancy Signal

e-FAROS uses the Runway Status Lights (RWSL) platform to provide a visual warning to pilots on final approach that the intended runway is occupied and unsafe for landing. It does this by flashing the Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) lights.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Runway Incursion and Safety Portfolio Team


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $110000.00
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
    Washington, DC    20024
  • Project Managers:

    Timmons, Wes

  • Performing Organizations:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591
  • Principal Investigators:

    Coon, Jason

  • Start Date: 20120510
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20110930
  • Source Data: RiP Project 30637

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01465288
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:58PM