28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-1.7.4
MISSION AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF AIRCRAFT WITH NATURAL LAMINAR FLOW TECHNOLOGY
K. Wicke, M. Kruse, F. Linke
Keywords: natural laminar flow, mission analysis, fleet analysis, life-cycle cost, air transportation system
The application of laminar flow technology on transport aircraft is a promising technology to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The study comprises the assessment of natural laminar flow aircraft with respect to mission fuel change on fleet level and the aircraft life-cycle cost.
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