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TCAS II manoeuvres? [duplicate]

What manoeuvres does the TCAS II advise the pilot to make? Is it RA or TA ?
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What are the pilot responsibilities for “maintain visual separation” clearances?

ATC will sometimes give pilots the instruction to maintain visual separation from nearby traffic. I have a couple questions about this: There is a related ...
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How realistic is the aviation crisis in the recent Spider-Man movie?

In the 2014 film The Amazing Spider-Man 2, there's a sequence in which a villain disables the city's power grid. All over town, stuff loses power... including the local airport and its air traffic ...
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What's going on in this “confusing” TCAS Resolution Advisory video clip?

There's a clip on YouTube from a pilot of a 747-200 whose TCAS system issues a "confusing" RA: What exactly is happening here? For those who can't watch the video ...
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Can TCAS cope with situations involving more than two aircraft?

Most of the information I've seen about TCAS talks about only two aircraft being involved. It's pretty unlikely, although far from impossible that situations involving three or more aircraft may ...
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Which FAA regulations require compliance with TCAS II Resolution Advisories?

I've always heard that complying with a TCAS II Resolution Advisory is a required action for pilots qualified and operating an equipped aircraft. I am not familiar with the regulatory basis for this, ...
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What are the differences between the different types of TCAS?

In discussions about TCAS I've overheard mentioning different levels such as "TCAS 1" or "TCAS 3." What are the different types of TCAS and how are they different?
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Where could I find a MATLAB implementation of TCAS algorithms?

Where could I find a MATLAB implementation of TCAS algorithms and simulation? My research work deals with collision avoidance of a multi-UAV scenario in a small airspace.
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How do I track and visualize aircraft from home?

I have a R820 USB SDR and I am using ADS-B to track aircraft flying near my home. I know I could also use ACARS to track nearby aircraft. Are there any other aircraft signals I can monitor (doesn't ...
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How is the TCAS negotation information encoded?

As I understand, according to this FAA booklet on TCAS, transponders will engage in cycles of interrogations and responses to establish if a collision may occur. The next step is for both TCAS ...