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Above the Clouds

Aviation Weather & Wake Turbulence

  • Atmospheric characterization through flight test data analysis

  • En route wake turbulence behavior

  • Operational concept evaluation of Data Link Weather

  • Functional analysis of NAS weather services

  • En route wake turbulence behavior

  • Design of wake turbulence mitigation procedures

  • Modeling of aircraft response to wake turbulence

  • ADS-B data for on-board weather applications

Related Publications:

  1. Frej Vitalle, Rocio, Davenport, Lawrence H. (2020), Descent of Wake Vortices in High Altitude Airspace. AIAA Aviation 2020 Forum,

  2. Frej Vitalle, Rocio, Davenport, Lawrence H. (2019). Estimation of Aircraft Derived Winds in Turbulent Conditions, AIAA Aviation 2019 Forum, doi 10.2514/6.2019-3402,

  3. Davenport , Lawrence H.,  Frej Vitalle, Rocio, Proctor, Fred (2018), Comparison of In-Flight Test Data to Aircraft Wake Turbulence Models, AIAA Aviation 2018 Forum Conference, doi:10.2514/6.2018-3021,

  4. Lawrence H. Davenport, Frej Vitalle, Rocio (2017). A Simplified Methodology for the Categorization of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, 17th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference,  10.2514/6.2017-4269,

  5. Frej Vitalle, Rocio, Davenport, Lawrence. (2017). A Methodology for the Identification and Mapping Of High Altitude Aircraft Wake Vortices. 9th AIAA Atmospheric and Space Environments Conference, 10.2514/6.2017-4239,

  6. Frej Vitalle, Rocio (2017). An Analysis of En Route Wake Turbulence Behavior based on In-Flight Measurements, Journal of Air Traffic Control.

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