vertical separation


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vertical separation

Separation between aircraft expressed in units of vertical distance.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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There are restrictions on height of structures built within 15km periphery of runway to provide minimum vertical separation in case of engine failure after takeoff.
Once all of the aircraft established their holding positions with altitudes ranging from 2,000 feet to 5,000 feet with a 1,000 foot vertical separation, the formation commenced.
"The Qatar fighter jets followed and approached the [UAE civilian] aircraft, reducing the horizontal distance to less than two miles and vertical separation to 700 feet, leaving just a few seconds before a possible collision of the aircraft.
Currently, the most commonly used horizontal and vertical separation standards are 5 nautical miles and 1,000 feet, respectively (10 km and 300 m, resp., in China).
Above FL290 vertical separation is 2000 feet unless Reduced Vertical Separation Minima can be applied, in which case it's 1000 feet.
The topics include constitutions beyond the nation-state: the prospects and pitfalls of transnational constitutionalism, striking a balance among the branches of government: horizontal separation of powers, federalism and vertical separation of powers, freedom of expression, freedom of religion and belief, and constitutional guarantees of democracy.
With GPS's adoption after the 1990s, updated procedures based on reduced vertical separation minima (RVSM) and performance based navigation (PBN) respectively tightened these specifications, by defining them in terms of aircraft's ability to monitor its progress and generate alerts during excessive drifts.
Similar to the horizontal case, the vertical separation distance is split into three diverse regions primarily based on type of transition, namely, far field (>7.5 cm), intermediately spaced (2.5-7.5 cm), and narrow-spaced (<2.5 cm) region, respectively.
In doctoral dissertation (Dmitrieva 2007) vertical separation of adjacent corrugated packing blocks by inserts to create turbulation was proposed.
Cirrostratus Fibratus results from fast flowing, high altitude airstreams bearing Cirrus ice particles flowing in different directions, often with only a few hundred feet vertical separation. The resultant windshear can cause aircraft to drop suddenly.