Accession Number:

ADA051143

Title:

Engineering and Development Program Plan - Wake Vortex.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON D C SYSTEMS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

67.0

Abstract:

This Engineering and Development Program Plan defines the current research efforts investigating the wake vortex phenomenon. The overall objectives of the program are the design, development, testing, and prototyping of a systems to increase runway capacity by minimizing wake vortex effects as an impediment to efficient and effective traffic management in the terminal environment. The plan identifies and discusses the three major work areas Vortex Advisory System, Wake Vortex Avoidance System, and Vortex Alleviation Research. Prior developments and related research are reviewed and future research requirements identified. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE