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ATC constraints and modelling in global ATM environment

By Wenfang Dong

Abstract

The United Kingdom’s Civil Aviation Authority published the national aviation forecast in 2008. The forecast predicts that domestic traffic will increase by 3.5% per year, and that international traffic will grow, on average, by 4.5% during 2010-2020. Based on this prediction, the traffic density will increase dramatically in the future, and airspace will be more and more congested. Usually, there are two potential solutions to deal with this situation: improving the ability of air traffic flow management is one solution; reducing the separation minimum of aircraft is another solution. However, this thesis focuses on the second solution, based on constraints of communication, navigation and surveillance systems (CNS). Cont?d

Topics: Safety Assessment, CNS Systems, Kalman Filter, Separation Minimum, Target Level of Safety
Publisher: Cranfield University
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk:1826/5637
Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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