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Robert Thomas

Program Engineer
Avionics Engineering Center
MAB 127
thomasr1@ohio.edu
Phone: 740.593.1524


Conference Proceeding (5)

  • Uijt de Haag, M., Thomas, R., Rankin, J. A 3-Dimensional Cockpit Display with Traffic and Terrain Information for the Small Aircraft Transportation System. Portland OR: Proceedings of the ION-GPS 2002.
  • Uijt de Haag, M., Thomas, R., Rankin, J. Initial Flight Test Results of Ohio University’s 3-Dimensional Cockpit Display of Traffic Information. Palm Springs, CA: Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE Position, Location, and Navigation Symposium (PLANS).
  • Thomas, R. The Local Area Augmentation System: An Airport Surface Guidance Application Supporting the NASA Runway Incursion Prevention System Demonstration at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. DASC Conference.
  • Thomas, R., DiBenedetto, M. The Local Area Augmentation System: An Airport Surface Guidance Application Supporting the NASA Runway Incursion Prevention System Demonstration at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Daytona Beach, FL: 20th Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC).
  • Braasch, S., DiBenedetto, M., Braasch, M., Thomas, R. Operations in Support of Airport Surface Movement, Guidance, Control, and Surveillance: Initial Test Results. San Diego, CA: IEEE Position, Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS).

Technical Report (17)

  • Thomas, R. Preliminary DME Flight Test Results For The Armel (AML) DME At The Dulles International Airport. White Paper.
  • Kelly, J., Thomas, R., DiBenedetto, M. Radar Cross Section Analysis: ASDE-X Radar Detection of a 1999 Plymouth Voyager Van at Milwaukee International Airport. Athens, OH: OU/AEC 03-12TM2200-011-1, Avionics Engineering Center, Ohio University.
  • Thomas, R. The Local Area Augmentation System: An Airport Surface Guidance Application Supporting the NASA Runway Incursion Prevention System Demonstration at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Athens, OH: OU/AEC 02-16TM-NAS01-00108-2.
  • Thomas, R., Kelly, J., DiBenedetto, M. The Local Area Augmentation System: An Airport Surface Guidance Application Supporting the NASA Runway Incursion Prevention System Demonstration at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Athens, OH: Technical Memorandum OU/AEC 02-16TM-NASA-00108-2, Avionics Engineering Center, Ohio University.
  • DiBenedetto, M., Thomas, R. Recommended WAAS Flight Measurement Requirements for Inspection of Commissioned GPS/Barometric VNAV Approach Procedures. Athens, OH: Technical Memorandum OU/AEC 02-15M00078/5-1, Avionics Engineering Center, Ohio University.
  • Thomas, R. Airport Surface Applications Display Alternatives Study. Athens, OH: OU/AEC 01-13TM-SEN-01-0409.
  • Thomas, R. Airborne Data Collection System - Overview and Data Format. Athens, OH: OU/AEC 97-03TM-Internal.
  • Thomas, R. Test Plan: Initial Verification of Directive DME Co-Channel Facility Separation Curves. Athens, OH: OU/AEC 97-28TM00019/1.4-1.
  • Thomas, R., DiBenedetto, M. Test Plan: Initial Verification of Directive DME Co-Channel Facility Separation Curves. Athens, OH: Avionics Engineering Center, Ohio University.
  • DiBenedetto, M., Thomas, R., Seitz, A. User's Manual Interactive Reports/Data Finder. Athens, OH: Technical Memorandum OU/AEC 97-22TM94-00006/1-3, Avionics Engineering Center, Ohio University,.
  • Thomas, R., DiBenedetto, M. Operational Viability of a Directive Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) Antenna in a National Airspace System (NAS) Approach and Landing Environment. Athens, OH: Avionics Engineering Center, Ohio University.
  • Seitz, A., Thomas, R., DiBenedetto, M., Johnson, K. User's Manual Interactive Reports/Data Finder for the MLS Mathematical Model. Athens, OH: Avionics Engineering Center, Ohio University.
  • Thomas, R., Sims, G., DiBenedetto, M. Pilot Evaluation of Manually-Flown, Guided Missed-Approach and Departure Profiles: Data Collection, Reduction, and Analysis Planning. Avionics Engineering Center, Ohio University.
  • DiBenedetto, M., Johnson, K., Thomas, R., Vickers, D. AAN/TRN-45 Mobile Microwave Landing System (MMLS): Flight Test Results for MMLS Production Equipment. Athens, OH: OU/AEC EER 95-01.
  • Vickers, D., Johnson, K., Thomas, R., DiBenedetto, M. Mobile Microwave Landing System (MMLS): Procedures for Flight Test of the MMLS Production Equipment. Athens, OH: OU/AEC 95-09TM716137-1.
  • Thomas, R., DiBenedetto, M., Johnson, K. A Performance Plan: Flight Data Collection Support. Athens, OH: Technical Memorandum OU/AEC 94-31TM94-00006/4-1.
  • Vickers, D., Dudding, D., DiBenedetto, M., Thomas, R. MLS/RNAV Accuracy Data: Wichita, KS. Technical Memorandum OU/AEC 92 44TM00006/41 1, Avionics Engineering Center, Ohio University.

Other (5)

  • Thomas, R. DME Flight Test Results For The Armel (AML) VOR/DME At The Dulles International Airport (IAD). Technical Memorandum OU/AEC 06-07TM00071/1.2-4.
  • Thomas, R. DME Flight Test Results For The Augusta (AUG) VOR/DME At The Augusta, Maine Airport. White Paper.
  • Kelly, J., Thomas, R., DiBenedetto, M. Radar Cross Section Estimates for a Plymouth Voyager Van for ASDE-X Radar Detection. Athens, OH: OU/AEC 03-001QLR2200-011-1, Avionics Engineering Center, Ohio University.
  • Thomas, R. The Collection of Flight-Test Data at Easton, Maryland for Validating Directive (Sector) DME Facility Separation-Curve. Athens, OH: Précis OU/AEC No. 267.
  • Thomas, R. FINAL REPORT: Operational Viability of a Directive Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) Antenna in a National Airspace System (NAS) Approach and Landing Environment. Athens, OH: EER OU/AEC 97-02.