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Long Haul Traffic Potential of Secondary Airports


In Europe, intercontinental flights are concentrated at a few large hubs and some major secondary airports like Manchester or Düsseldorf. The vast majority of non-hubs, however, are hardly present in ...
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Plate line design mitigates wake vortex risks


A plate design for the permanent installation at major airports has been selected from 15 preliminary designs. Plate lines reduce the lifetime of wake vortices during final approach by up to 37%. The ...
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Business Aviation


Business Aviation is part of the air transport. It is of particular interest for business travellers due to short distances, a certain comfort, and speed. Since in this segment smaller aircraft are us...
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Apron and Tower Simulator (ATS)


The Apron and Tower Simulator (ATS) presents the controller working positions at the airport. The ATS allows new systems and procedures for air traffic management at the airport and in the terminal co...
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Related Topics: Research and Support Facilities (Air) Aircraft Communications and Navigation

Air Transport in Germany


Air transport covering a traffic volume of more than 190 million passengers in Germany in 2008 has mainly been handled at around 25 international airports. The largest airport is Frankfurt/Main with a...
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TowerLab


The TowerLab is a unique research facility that complements the Apron and Tower Simulator of the Institute of Flight Guidance. It allows innovative concepts for working positions and support functions...
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Airport and Control Center Simulator (ACCES)


The Airport and Control Center Simulator (ACCES) acts as a management center with working positions for the different operators at airports. It can be used to assess management processes in different ...
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Air Traffic Management and Operations Simulator (ATMOS)


The Air Traffic Management and Operations Simulator (ATMOS) is an experimental facility for simulating air traffic in real time. In a simulated airspace, the ATMOS can be used to test new approach and...
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Related Topics: Research and Support Facilities (Air) Air Transportation and Safety

Autogyro / Gyrocopter


A gyrocopter (also called autogyro) is a rotary-wing aircraft that flies by means of autorotation. Unlike a helicopter, the rotor of a gyrocopter is not powered directly by a motor, but turns by the a...
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Airport Management Simulation Platform


Utilizing this human-in-the-loop Simulation platform, airport managers and dispatchers can develop, validate and prepare new systems, procedures and training methods for operations, to ensure efficien...
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Related Topics: Research and Support Facilities (Air) Aircraft Communications and Navigation Air Transportation and Safety Meteorology and Climatology
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