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Preliminary development and flight trials of a cruise altitude and speed optimization decision support tool (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)A cruise altitude and speed optimization decision support tool, based on the concept of a minimum cost altitude tunnel, was developed to aid flight crew and dispatcher situational awareness and decision-making in vertical ...
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)Lighting strikes are a problem for aircraft flying in large external electric fields. In most cases, the strike is triggered by the aircraft; as it flies through an electric field, it becomes polarized, and on areas with ...