Accession Number:

ADA037310

Title:

Wind Shear: A Literature Search, Analysis, and Annotated Bibliography

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul-Oct 1976

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY NJ

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

103.0

Abstract:

A literature search of recent publications post 1970 on low- altitude wind shear and its relationship to aircraft operations during approach, landing, and takeoff was made. An analysis of the reviewed literature with respect to 1 wind shear characterizationatmospheric modeling, 2 hazard definitionaccident analysis, 3 ground-based equipment, 4 airborne equipment, 5 flight test and simulation, 6 forecastingmeteorology, and 7 flight operationspilot training was made. The analysis of the 216 documents identified by the search are summarized.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE