Our research seeks to improve the efficiency and safety of aircraft operations in the National Airspace System (NAS) by addressing operational and safety challenges. This research enables more efficient and safe operations as well as lays the groundwork for the introduction of revolutionary vehicles, such as autonomous, supersonic, and personal air vehicles.

Our research includes developing and evaluating concepts and technologies in support of solving vehicle operational challenges related to…

Become a Research Participant
Interested in making your voice heard and making a difference in the future of aviation? Researchers within CSAOB often conduct experiments which include airline pilots, air traffic controllers, and others as active participants. If you are interested in participating, please visit our Participant Recruitment Center.

Interested in Partnering with us?
CSAOB researchers collaborate with many national and international partners in industry, government, and academia. By leveraging our leading-edge tools and expertise with those of our external partners, we are better able to further our research and develop the technologies needed to support a wide variety of NASA and aerospace community goals. For information on creating collaborative partnerships with CSAOB, please contact Keith Arthur, Branch Head.