To provide a non-proprietary, open source software solution that can be combined with the Volume 2 spreadsheets of ACRP Report 25 to generate building information models.
Behind the idea, the output should address the following questions:
• How much removal is adequate to prevent confusion in the cockpit?
• How much tolerance is there for altering the pavement surface?
• Are there mechanical... more »
Updated requirements for runway vertical curves for longitudinal grade changes, mainly for ICAO Code F aircraft and New Large Aircraft (NLA)
Practical Guidance for Designing and Constructing Airport Service Road Pavements for Non-Conventional Load Configurations
To support the air transport industry's holistic effort to reduce maintenance costs and safety risks, research is needed to identify airport best practices that could reduce the influence of airfield pavement deicing on accelerated structural deterioration of aircraft carbon brakes and provide guidance to airports on selection and application of these best practices.
Develop model airfield lighting maintenance training tools (e.g. videos, guides) for small airports where such maintenance is performed by multi-tasked staff who are not electricians. Develop a model airfield lighting maintenance program for small airports including guidance for contracting out airfield lighting repairs when needed.
Develop practical guidance to airports on how to map existing utilities, preferably without excavations, to avoid damage during airside construction, based on best practices by the industry and latest tools and technology available.