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The probable evolution of the “air segment” on a medium and a long term basis. (English) Zbl 0893.90128
Bianco, Lucio (ed.) et al., Modelling and simulation in air traffic management. Proceedings of the international workshop, Capri, Italy, October 2–6, 1995. Berlin: Springer. Transportation Analysis. 47-70 (1997).
Summary: The expected traffic evolution is sketched and some consequences are considered. It is suggested to include in the “Air Segment” the movements of the planes in the airport apron. The automation of the movements seems a necessity. Three major factors interacting with the flights are considered: the possibility of a fully automatic flight, the use of an unique worldwide navigation and landing system and the concept of “free flight” (or autonomous flight). Finally, the possibility of a global optimization in a large zone is discussed.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0885.00063].
90B90 Case-oriented studies in operations research
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