Welcome to Using ADAPT V2 Desktop

This course was specifically designed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to teach you about the ADAPT V2 system. ADAPT V2 was developed to support the FAA and TSA missions of identifying and vetting aircraft that may pose a threat to the security of our nation.

About This Course

This course consists of 13 lessons, each of which is divided into several topics. The lessons comprise textual information, demonstrations of how to perform common tasks in the system, examples of the ADAPT V2 system in action, and exercises to give you practice using the ADAPT V2 system. The course assumes a basic understanding of air traffic control and flight operations.

To see what software you need to have on your computer to get the most out of this course, click the Help link in the upper-right corner of this window. For information about navigating and viewing different elements in the course, see How to Use This Course.

Jump To Lesson:

  1. Introducing and Navigating ADAPT
  2. Interpreting ADAPT Information
  3. Using the ADAPT Graphical Tools
  4. Executing Track Actions
  5. Customizing the Display
  6. Identifying Items
  7. Creating Auxiliary Display Windows
  8. Creating Geo Filters and Dynamic Alert Areas
  9. Drawing Vectors and Intercepts
  10. Performing System-Wide Actions
  11. Reporting and Printing
  12. Working with External Data Sources
  13. Viewing Radar Information