The precise determination of fuel used during flight and subsequent evaluations play a major role in decreasing operational and environmental costs alike, both of which are a core task for the modern aviation business. To support airlines and ANSPs in this duty, GfL has developed the Enhanced Trajectory Analysis System (ETAS), which allows for precise quantification of operational fuel used as well as pollutant (e.g. COX, NOX, HC, PM) and noise (via thrust) emissions for jet and turbo-prop powered aircraft.
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The necessary trajectory data is obtained from DFS-operated
This regular performance measurement will make a worldwide contribution to the eco-efficient operation of the air traffic system. It will also be possible to achieve a significantly higher quality in the determination of key performance indicators in accordance with the
GfL is continuously working on the improvement and further development of ETAS for more realistic and precise mapping of a flight event. The flight performance model is currently being revised. These are in particular the aerodynamics and the engine model. The focus is on the complex interaction between drag, thrust and the associated fuel consumption.
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