Taxi and Ramp Managment Control
Following this in the overall system airport the surface movement control (A-SMGCS = Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System) inhabits a key function regarding efficiency and safety.
The TARMAC (Taxi and Ram Managment and Control) project (1997-2001) bundles different related jobs of the DLR
TARMAC is DLR's backbone for the EU-project BETA (Operational Benefit Evaluation by Testing an A-SMGCS) which brings together a consortium of 13 european partners from industry, research, airports and air traffic control. It starts with the research airport Braunschweig. The operational benefit will be verified at Hamburg and Prague airport during realistic airport operations.