'Green approach' promises lower fuel costs and less environmental impact
The first "green approach" was flown into Stockholm's Arlanda airport on Jan. 19 by an SAS Boeing 737-600 after it down-linked its 4D trajectory to air traffic controllers from the Smiths' flight management system. The predominantly European team participating in the 4D trajectory arrival trials at Arlanda have dubbed the procedure the green approach because it cuts fuel consumption, emissions and noise. The aircraft departed Lulea in northern Sweden on the first revenue flight to ...
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