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Flight Trajectory Planning for Fixed-Wing Aircraft in Loss of Thrust Emergencies

@article{Paul2017FlightTP,
  title={Flight Trajectory Planning for Fixed-Wing Aircraft in Loss of Thrust Emergencies},
  author={Saswata Paul and Frederick Hole and Alexandra Zytek and Carlos A. Varela},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1711.00716}
}
Loss of thrust emergencies-e.g., induced by bird/drone strikes or fuel exhaustion-create the need for dynamic data-driven flight trajectory planning to advise pilots or control UAVs. While total loss of thrust trajectories to nearby airports can be pre-computed for all initial points in a 3D flight plan, dynamic aspects such as partial power and airplane surface damage must be considered for accuracy. In this paper, we propose a new Dynamic Data-Driven Avionics Software (DDDAS) approach which… 

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