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Mission and Economic Analysis of Aircraft with Natural Laminar Flow

Wicke, Kai and Kruse, Martin and Linke, Florian (2012) Mission and Economic Analysis of Aircraft with Natural Laminar Flow. 28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 24.-28. Sep. 2012, Brisbane, Australien.

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is the analysis and assessment of a natural laminar flow (NLF) aircraft with forward swept wings on air transport system level. In particular, the impact on fuel efficiency on single missions and on airline operational level as well as economic metrics like the net present value are of special interest. The net economic benefit for an aircraft operator gained by the operation of a NLF aircraft concept is shown, considering real-world route network conditions including existing flight routes with their respective frequencies. The focus will be on short-to-medium haul operations, i.e., aircraft similar to current state of the art 150 passenger seated aircraft. During the analysis process tools for aircraft design, mission simulation and computation as well as life-cycle cost assessment will be used.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/78075/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)
Title:Mission and Economic Analysis of Aircraft with Natural Laminar Flow
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Wicke, Kaikai.wicke (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Kruse, Martinmartin.kruse (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Linke, Florianflorian.linke (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:September 2012
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:Technology Assessment, Air Tansportation System, Natural Laminar Flow, System Analysis
Event Title:28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences
Event Location:Brisbane, Australien
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:24.-28. Sep. 2012
Organizer:International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:Aircraft Research (old)
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AR - Aircraft Research
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Concepts & Integration (old)
Location: Hamburg
Institutes and Institutions:Air Transport Operations > System Analysis Air Transport
Deposited By: Wicke, Kai
Deposited On:26 Oct 2012 09:04
Last Modified:12 Dec 2013 21:49

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