Concepts and Challenges for Environmentally Friendly En Route Operations

This paper presented research on environmentally friendly en route traffic flow concepts incorporating models developed by basic climate research. The author developed an optimal contrail reduction trajectory concept. The author integrated fuel flow, emissions and optimization models with FACET. Results were verified against FAA emission models. The ability to conduct system level analysis of traffic flow management concepts with minimal environmental impact was demonstrated.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    Ames Research Center
    Moffett Field, CA  United States  94035
  • Authors:
    • Sridhar, Banavar
  • Publication Date: 2010-10


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Pagination: 11p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01357636
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ARC-E-DAA-TN2249
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 29 2011 1:43PM