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What does ACAS stand for?

ACAS stands for Airborne Collision Avoidance System


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The avionics suite of products for AWAS includes: -- Honeywell's IntuVue(TM) 3-D volumetric weather radar -- Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS), -- Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS II) with ADS-B and Mode S -- Quantum(TM) Line of Communication and Navigation equipment (CNS) -- Air Traffic Services Unit (ATSU) -- Air Data Inertial Reference System (ADIRS) -- Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) -- Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) -- Satellite Communications (SATCOM) -- Flight Data Acquisition and Management System (FDAMS) -- Solid State Flight Data Recorder (SSFDR) and Solid State Cockpit Voice Recorder (SSCVR), and the -- Flight Management System (FMS).
The avionics suite for AWAS also includes Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS), Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS II) with ADS-B and Mode S, Quantum Line of Communication and Navigation equipment (CNS), Air Traffic Services Unit (ATSU), Air Data Inertial Reference System (ADIRS), Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS), Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs), Satellite Communications (SATCOM), Flight Data Acquisition and Management System (FDAMS), Solid State Flight Data Recorder (SSFDR) and Solid State Cockpit Voice Recorder (SSCVR) and the Flight Management System (FMS).
However, Eurocontrol last night said both aircraft were ``well within limits'' of the new elevation system, adding that both planes were equipped with airborne collision avoidance systems.
Comprehensive Avionics The avionics for the new British Airways aircraft include: -- The Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS), which provides a terrain display and sounds an audible alert a full minute in advance of a ground collision (AlliedSignal has the only certified system of this type in the aerospace industry); -- The Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS), which displays surrounding air traffic and provides audible traffic alerts; -- The RDR-4B weather radar system with AlliedSignal's industry-exclusive forward-looking wind shear detection system; and -- Flight data recorders, cockpit voice recorders and related hardware and software components.