AST’s Friction Forecaster™ Model provides reliable friction forecasts based on a number of input parameters that include, among others:
The machine-learning algorithm was developed and tested on the AST database containing millions of landings. It delivers a reliable and stable forecasting platform tested and validated on all major airports/runways in the US.
Our friction forecasts provide airports and carriers with multiple opportunities to make well-informed decisions that can help increase safety, operational efficiency, and cost savings. For example: