A guidance system designed to help pilots fly complex low-noise approaches has been flight tested at Zurich Airport by German aerospace center DLR using its Airbus A320 advanced technology research aircraft (ATRA). The DLR-developed Low Noise Augmentation System (LNAS) uses an electronic flight-bag display in the cockpit to show the pilot the optimum times for deploying the flaps and lowering the landing gear as late as possible, to minimize approach noise. “Constantly changing ...


Register now for free access to "Noise Reduction Approach Tests Run At Zurich Airport" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. 


Current magazine subscribers: digital access to articles associated with your subscription are now included at no added charge to you. Simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.


Already registered? here.