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Wake Turbulence - How Is It Measured?  
User currently offlineAlphafloor From Chile, joined Jun 2004, 1277 posts, RR: 40
Posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3146 times:

As Airbus will fly a back-to-back test during 2006 involving an A380, a 747-400 and a 777, as well as an A320, to generate comparative data for analysis I was wondering how these tests are carried ? How wake turbulence is measured and datas are retrieved ? Thanks !

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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31667 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3143 times:

I heard that NASA has been investigating instrumentation for detecting the presence and movement of vortices near runways,using a CO2 Doppler laser velocity-measuring system adapted from a CAT detection system.
Read it someplace on the net.
regds
MEL



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