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Wake turbulence during cruising flight
When aircraft fly, they generate turbulent airflow behind them known as ‘wake turbulence’, which can affect following air traffic. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has developed a method to measure wake turbulence in flight. This method was put to the test during flights with DLR’s Falcon 20E research aircraft.
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Last update: 08/06/2011 17:01:26