Airservices Australia has changed aircraft separation protocols to reduce wake turbulence risks at Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD) following an Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) analysis, but ATSB says the air traffic services provider’s moves do not go far enough. At issue: a high rate of wake turbulence issues at SYD compared to Australia’s other airports. Australia’s busiest airport, SYD had about five wake turbulence occurrences per ...

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