Tim Rahmes The Boeing Company. Turbulence Workshop Perspective from Boeing. Agenda. Needs, benefits and vision Industry standards development Value of flight testing Uplink Downlink Integration Summary. Needs, benefits and vision.
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The Boeing Company
Perspective from Boeing
Needs, benefits and vision
Graphical and Database Needs
Benefits w/observations advancements:
Increased use of aircraft as sensor platform
Potential real-time sharing of in situ observations
ATC communicates with aircraft via voice, although ACARS and FANS / CPDLC have made significant inroads in recent years
Dispatch use of ACARS is airline dependent (both uplink and downlink meteorological/turbulence)
Future key differences
Near-term: Broadband links will be used to communicate strategic weather data to flight crews. New information management architectures will be used.
Mid-term: Increased aircraft wx/turbulence observations, enabling improved forecasts and nowcasts. Continued adoption of onboard weather radar for tactical planning.
Longer-term: Data linked AIS & MET information may be used for “controlling, safety-critical functions” -- not just for “advisory” purposes
New Data Links
Desire a combined inference
Industry standards development
MASPS, MOPS, TSOs (Systems)
MOPS: UAT FIS-B
DO-252 update (w/EDR Appendix)
TSO-C157a (Flight Info Svcs h/w)
AC 00-45G (WxSvcs, training)
SAE G10W Symbology ARP
AC 120-76B (EFB Cert Guidelines)
Value of flight testing
Boeing ecoDemonstrator flight test program
Accelerate technology for more fuel efficient, cleaner, quieter, advanced materials
Faster innovation to application-ready technologies
Work together, industry, suppliers and government
Learn prior to critical path
Design, build, integrate, fly (annually)
Federal Aviation Administration
Continuous Lower Energy and Emissions and Noise
Accelerating technology to improve Environmental Performance
Downlink Weather includes winds, temperatures, position, altitude, turbulence, water vapor, etc.