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Analysis of potential wake vortex encounters at a major European airport

Holzäpfel, Frank (2017) Analysis of potential wake vortex encounters at a major European airport. Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, 89 (5), pp. 634-643. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. DOI: 10.1108/AEAT-01-2017-0043 ISSN 1748-8842

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/AEAT-01-2017-0043

Abstract

Aircraft trailing vortices, generated as an unavoidable consequence of lift, pose a potential risk to following aircraft. The current separation standards between consecutive aircraft are still being heavily influenced by the early studies carried out in the 1970s, with additional refinements introduced in the 1980s and 1990s (Hallock et al., 1998; Gerz et al., 2001). These aircraft separations limit the capacity of congested airports in a rapidly growing aeronautical environment. The most likely economic scenario for the future European Airport demand indicates that there will be around 1.9 Million unaccommodated flights in 2035, constituting approximately 12 per cent of the expected demand (Eurocontrol, 2013).

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/115559/
Document Type:Article
Title:Analysis of potential wake vortex encounters at a major European airport
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Holzäpfel, FrankDLR, IPAhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3182-1832
Date:2017
Journal or Publication Title:Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:89
DOI :10.1108/AEAT-01-2017-0043
Page Range:pp. 634-643
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
ISSN:1748-8842
Status:Published
Keywords:End effects, Ground effect, Landing, Plate line, Wake vortex encounter, Wind effects
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:air traffic management and operations
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AO - Air Traffic Management and Operation
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Climate, Weather and Environment
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Atmospheric Physics > Transport Meteorology
Deposited By: Ziegele, Brigitte
Deposited On:17 Nov 2017 11:02
Last Modified:06 Sep 2019 15:18

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