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Sun, J. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
Open access to flight data from Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) has provided researchers with more insights for air traffic management than aircraft tracking alone. With large quantities of trajectory data collected from a wide range of different aircraft types, it is possible to extract accurate aircraft performance...
journal article 2019
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Sunil, E. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
This paper presents analytical models that describe the safety of unstructured and layered en route airspace designs. Here, ‘unstructured airspace’ refers to airspace designs that offer operators complete freedom in path planning, whereas ‘layered airspace’ refers to airspace concepts that utilize heading-altitude rules to vertically separate...
journal article 2018
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A. Petrovsky, A. (author), Doole, M.M. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author), Tomasello, F. (author)
The objective of this paper is to raise awareness about the significance of collecting and ensuring the quality of the obstacle data required for the safety of air navigation for both manned and unmanned aviation. This information could be of importance to geodetic, CityGML, 3D model and Building Information Management (BIM) community. With the...
conference paper 2018
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van Paassen, M.M. (author), Borst, C. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Mulder, M. (author), Flach, John M. (author)
Ecological interface design (EID) was originally developed in the context of process control but has been extended into many domains where technology has resulted in both changing work demands and increased opportunities for improved interface applications. This paper gives an overview of the application of the EID to the control of vehicle...
journal article 2018
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Vanwelsenaere, Alexander (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author), Westerveld, E (author)
To assess the effect of flights departing within the horizon of the extended arrival manager (so-called popup flights), fast-time simulations are performed using an arrival manager research model. This model is tailored for operations at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and integrated in BlueSky, which is an open-source air traffic management...
journal article 2018
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Rudnyk, I. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
conference paper 2018
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Sun, J. (author), Vû, Huy (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
Wind and temperature data are important parameters in aircraft performance studies. The lack of accurate measurements of these parameters forces researchers to rely on numerical weather prediction models, which are often filtered for a larger area with decreased local accuracy. Aircraft, however, also transmit information related to weather...
journal article 2018
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Van Baelen, D. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), van Paassen, M.M. (author), Mulder, M. (author)
Current Airbus aircraft use a fly-by-wire control device: a passive spring-damper system which generates, without any force feedback, an electrical signal to the flight control computer. Additionally, a hard flight envelope protection system is used which can limit the inputs of the pilot when approaching the edges of the flight envelope. To...
conference paper 2018
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Sun, J. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
Aircraft mass is a crucial piece of information for studies on aircraft performance, trajectory prediction, and many other topics of aircraft traffic management. However, It is a common challenge for researchers, as well as air traffic control, to access this proprietary information. Previously, several studies have proposed methods to estimate...
journal article 2018
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Hoekstra, J.M. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Sunil, E. (author), Maas, J.B. (author)
Both U-space in Europe, as well as UTM in the USA, develop concepts and tools for UAV airspace. Enabling highdensity operations is one of the goals of these studies. Past and recent studies have analysed which factors affect the capacity of a UAV airspace. An improved understanding of this can lead to control methods for capacity management. Two...
conference paper 2018
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Sunil, E. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
Decentralized en-route airspace concepts have been proposed by many studies to increase airspace safety and capacity. Most of these studies, including our own forays into this domain, have used fast-time simulation experiments to explore the benefits offered by decentralization. While simulations are indispensable during the initial design phase...
conference paper 2018
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Sun, J. (author), Blom, H.A.P. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
This paper focuses on estimating aircraft mass and thrust setting using a recursive Bayesian method called particle filtering. The method is based on a nonlinear state-space system derived from aircraft point-mass performance models. Using solely ADS-B and Mode-S data, flight states such as position, velocity, and wind speed are collected and...
conference paper 2018
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Sun, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author)
The aerodynamic properties of an aircraft determine a crucial part of the aircraft performance model. Deriving accurate aerodynamic coefficients requires detailed knowledge of the aircraft’s design. These designs and parameters are well protected by aircraft manufacturers. They rarely can be used in public research. Very detailed aerodynamic...
conference paper 2018
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Rudnyk, I. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
conference paper 2018
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Metz, I.C. (author), Muhlhausen, Thorsten (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Kügler, Dirk (author), van Gasteren, Hans (author), Kraemer, Jan (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
Annually, thousands of birds collide with aircraft. The impact usually has lethal
consequences for the bird, the involved aircraft can experience severe damage. The highest bird strike risk occurs at low altitudes. Therefore, aircraft within the airport area as well as the adjacent approach and departure corridors are especially vulnerable...
journal article 2018
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Sunil, E. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
This paper presents a semi-empirical method to determine the maximum theoretical capacity of decentralized airspace concepts. The method considered here, named Capacity Assessment Method for Decentralized ATC (CAMDA), formalizes an earlier approach described in literature, extends it for threedimensional airspace, and also improves the accuracy...
conference paper 2018
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Ellerbroek, J. (author), Inaad, Mazin (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
This paper presents an analysis of the potential fuel and emission benefits of implementing Continuous Descent Operations at Schiphol International Airport, from cruise altitude to the final approach fix, for a large scope of aircraft types. Using historical data from on-board sources and ADS-B, fuel-optimal continuous descents are simulated...
conference paper 2018
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Metz, I.C. (author), Muhlhausen, Thorsten (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
Bird strikes have the potential to cause severe damage to aircraft. Therefore, measures to reduce the risk of bird strikes are performed at airports. However, this risk is not limited to the airport but is increased in the arrival and departure corridors as well. Consequently, a significant amount of bird strikes occurs outside the direct...
abstract 2018
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Sun, J. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
Aircraft mass is a crucial piece of information for studies on aircraft performance, trajectory prediction, and many other ATM topics. However, it is a common challenge for researchers who have no access to this proprietary information. Previously, several studies have proposed methods to estimates aircraft weight, most of which are focused on...
conference paper 2017
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Sunil, E. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author), Arntzen, M. (author)
The work that is presented in this paper is part of an ongoing study on the relationship between airspace structure and capacity. The present paper investigates the degree of structuring needed to maximize capacity for decentralized en-routeairspace. To this end, four decentralized en-route airspace concepts,...
journal article 2017
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