wake turbulence

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wake turbulence

wake turbulence
The disturbed air left behind by an airplane. It consists of wing-tip vortices and a jet blast, jet wash, propeller wash, and rotor wash, both on the ground and in the air. It is the region of reduced total pressure behind an aircraft in flight.
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LMC is also a world leader in groundbased weather systems, including the NEXRAD weather surveillance radar, and more recently, laser radar systems that detect wind shear and wake vortex conditions at airports.
The fourth objective is to be involved together with one or more European wake vortex expert(s) in the EUROCONTROL team active in the RECAT-2 ICAO working group and support EUROCONTROL in the activities with PJ02 related stakeholders.
Dreamchaser is based), Aircraft Synthetic Vision System, Small Aircraft Transportation System, NASA Wake Vortex Hazards and Atmospheric Sciences Earth Albedo.
We also know that surface winds can blow a wake vortex back onto the runway and leave it there, just for us.
Down flows and the initial vortex in the upper corner of the spur dike with the secondary vortex and wake vortex in the middle part and downstream corner of spur dike cause the interaction between water flow and the bed materials and this is the major cause of scouring around the spur dike.
One of the first areas for joint activity that will take place under this agreement is to advance the research on the Wake Vortex concepts.
One of the first areas for joint activity that will take place under this agreement, is to advance the research on the Wake Vortex concepts.
Proactive Freedoms: Option to prioritise use of the southern runway for A380s, Terminal 4 aircraft and small/light wake vortex category aircraft for increased taxi and stand efficiency.
Panel to probe turbulence safety methods The International Civil Aviation Organization will study how to lower hazards caused by turbulence including wake vortex upsets, and Eurocontrol and Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands are working to pinpoint hot spots for the activity.
Ruling that the 747-8F can fly at the same distances as its predecessor, the 747-400, ICAO came to this decision after numerous wake vortex experts pored over flight test and simulation data.
Given its weight, it was possible that additional separation would have been needed for the new B747-800 to ensure that wake vortex turbulence would not be a risk to other aircraft in the vicinity.
Wake vortex volume is directly related to thrust production, and the greater wake vortex volume produced by the stopping-starting vortice interaction increases the thrust generated by the medusae (Dabiri et al.