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Operator and Manufacturer Life Cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis of Aircraft with Natural Laminar Flow Technology

Wicke, Kai and Pohya, Ahmad Ali (2018) Operator and Manufacturer Life Cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis of Aircraft with Natural Laminar Flow Technology. SciTech 2018, 08.-12. Jan. 2018, Kissimmee. DOI: 10.2514/6.2018-0270

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is to investigate the economic benefit of an aircraft with natural laminar flow (NLF) and forward swept wings (FSW) from aircraft operators' and manufacturers' point of view. The focus will be on short-to-medium haul operations, \ie aircraft similar to current state-of-the-art 150 passenger seated aircraft. In order to perform a life cycle cost-benefit analysis for both stakeholders at preliminary aircraft design stage, different economic assessment methods are in the center of attention. With the applied assessment approach it is intended to show how the proposed aircraft concept affects the non-recurring and recurring cost of the manufacturer. The impact of the FSW-NLF aircraft on airline economics is determined with a life cycle cost-benefit model, which considers realistic operational boundary conditions like environment, technical efforts and operational aspects. The aim of the holistic assessment approach is to provide a comprehensive understanding of how the repercussions of the FSW-NLF aircraft manufacturing and operation will manifest in the economic efficiency.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/113042/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Operator and Manufacturer Life Cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis of Aircraft with Natural Laminar Flow Technology
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Wicke, Kaikai.wicke (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8220-6437
Pohya, Ahmad AliAhmad.Pohya (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-2734-3199
Date:8 January 2018
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
DOI :10.2514/6.2018-0270
Status:Published
Keywords:life cycle cost benefit, natural laminar flow, systems analysis, manufacturer, economic assessment
Event Title:SciTech 2018
Event Location:Kissimmee
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:08.-12. Jan. 2018
Organizer:AIAA
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:fixed-wing aircraft
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AR - Aircraft Research
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Flight Physics, L - Concepts and Integration
Location: Hamburg
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul > Product Life Cycle Management
Deposited By: Wicke, Kai
Deposited On:11 Jul 2017 13:50
Last Modified:14 Feb 2018 15:30

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