Accession Number:

AD0692119

Title:

CONTRAILS FORECASTING

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORNELL AERONAUTICAL LAB INC BUFFALO NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

The principles of contrail formation and dissipation are reviewed. Methods are described for predicting the occurrence of contrails and for estimating their persistence in a form suitable for weather station use. Contrail climatology for long-range forecasts is discussed as are factors that affect the visual detection of contrails.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Meteorology
  • Naval Surface Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE