The effects of atmospheric turbulence on fuel consumption in extended formation flight

Includes bibliographical references. === Extended formation flight (streamwise separations of between 10 to 40 spans), has been recently proposed as a method for reducing the induced drag of commercial aircraft. However, induced drag savings are not necessarily directly indicative of fuel savings. I...

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Main Author: Sanders, Drewan S
Other Authors: Redelinghuys, Christiaan
Format: Dissertation
Published: University of Cape Town 2014
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