UFA has been providing Air Traffic Control (ATC) simulation technology since 1979. The company headquarters are located in Burlington, MA, outside of Boston. UFA also maintains a facility outside of Washington, DC to support the US FAA and military customers. ATCSIM GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of UFA, has offices located in Mainz and Kaufbeuren, Germany that provides local support for UFA’s European clients.
UFA boast a staff with extensive ATC and aviation experience in the roles of Controllers, Technicians, Trainers, Engineers, Pilots, and Managers. All of UFA’s employees in the United States and Germany are focused on delivering and supporting the premier ATC simulation and Voice Recognition technology to customers around the world. A key aspect of our business is the after sales support to our customers, many of whom have been with us for ten years or more. That’s why UFA focuses on great service and innovation.
The company’s core competencies include development of complex software architectures, algorithm development including aircraft modeling and navigation; modeling of complex systems including surveillance, weather, and flight data systems; high performance 3D modeling and visualization; software interface engineering; audio/speech processing; and all aspects of customer support and training.
UFA’s simulation technology is delivered to clients around the world. In the US, the FAA Terminal (STARS) and En Route (URET and ERAM) programs, the US Military, and a number of Colleges and Universities use UFA’s products.
Clients outside the US include the DFS in Germany, LVNL in the Netherlands, Aeroport de Paris in France, EUROCONTROL, CAA Finland, Airports Authority of India, Airways New Zealand, ATNS South Africa, and CAA Finland and other CAA and ANS organizations.
Benefits for Customers to use UFA’s products:
- Concept and requirements development through prototyping
- Test Tool throughout the ATM system development lifecycle
- Embedded performance verification of fielded operational systems
- Training of new Controllers through their certification
- Familiarization, refresher and emergency training for experienced Controllers
- Combined Controller/Pilot training
- Airspace/Airport modeling and new procedure evaluation
- ATM Research and Development