Robust Aircraft Trajectory Planning under Wind Uncertainty using Optimal Control

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Show simple item record González Arribas, Daniel Soler Arnedo, Manuel Fernando Sanjurjo Rivo, Manuel 2018-05-24T09:16:36Z 2018-05-24T09:16:36Z 2018
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation González-Arribas, D., Soler, M., Sanjurjo-Rivo, M. (2018). Robust Aircraft Trajectory Planning Under Wind Uncertainty Using Optimal Control. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 41(3), pp. 673-688
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dc.description.abstract Uncertainty in aircraft trajectory planning and prediction generates major challenges for the future Air Traffic Management system. Therefore, understanding and managing uncertainty will be necessary to realize improvements in air traffic capacity, safety, efficiency and environmental impact. Meteorology (and, in particular, winds) represents one of the most relevant sources of uncertainty. In the present work, a framework based on optimal control is introduced to address the problem of robust and efficient trajectory planning under wind forecast uncertainty, which is modeled with probabilistic forecasts generated by Ensemble Prediction Systems. The proposed methodology is applied to a flight p l anning s c enario u n der a f r ee-routing operational paradigm and employed to compute trajectories for different sets of user preferences, exploring the trade-off between average flight cost and p r edictability. Results show how the impact of wind forecast uncertainty in trajectory predictability at a pre-tactical planning horizon can be not only quantified, b ut a l so r educed t hrough t he application of the proposed approach.
dc.description.sponsorship This work has been partially supported by project TBO-MET project, which has receivedfunding from the SESAR JU under grant agreement No 699294 under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. This work is also partially supported by the Spanish Government through Project entitled Analysis and optimisation of aircraft trajectories under the effects of meteorological uncertainty (TRA2014-58413-C2-2-R); this project has been funded under R&D&I actions of Programa Estatal de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación Orientada a los Retos de la Sociedad (call 2014).
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
dc.rights © 2018 by Daniel González-Arribas, Manuel Soler, and Manuel Sanjurjo-Rivo
dc.title Robust Aircraft Trajectory Planning under Wind Uncertainty using Optimal Control
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Aeronáutica
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dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020/699294
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. TRA2014-58413-C2-2-R
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dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 673
dc.identifier.publicationissue 3
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 688
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 41
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000021180
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