JET STREAM AND JET AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS

Elmar R. Reiter

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Abstract: Summary The effect of vertical and horizontal wind shears upon jet aircraft operations is discussed. A technique for minimal flight planning is developed, which utilizes trigonometric formulae and which allows in-flight corrections if wind forecasts do not verify.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 5, Number 6
Pages: 267 - 278
Cite this article: Reiter, Elmar R., "JET STREAM AND JET AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 5, No. 6, 1957, pp. 267-278.
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