May 2013 NASA / TP – 2013-217994 Simplified Aircraft-Based Paired Approach : Concept Definition and Initial Analysis


Simplified Aircraft-based Parallel Approach (SAPA) is an advanced concept proposed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support dependent parallel approach operations to runways with lateral spacing closer than 2500 ft. At the request of the FAA, NASA performed an initial assessment of the potential performance and feasibility of the SAPA concept… (More)

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