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OPEN V RUNWAY [1 record]

Record 1 2014-11-04


Subject field(s)
  • Airport Runways and Areas

Although intersecting or open V runways are not generally recommended for the purpose of increasing capacity, consideration of terrain, noise, [and] obstacles may make these layouts more practical.


  • Pistes et aires d'aéroport

Les pistes sécantes ou divergentes ne sont généralement pas recommandées pour augmenter la capacité, mais des considérations de topographie, de bruit ou d'obstacles peuvent rendre ces configurations plus pratiques.


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