Aviation authorities in Asia and Europe are to conduct a joint study into wake turbulence to determine whether the distances between aircraft can be reduced while maintaining safety standards. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will cooperate in a study of aircraft wake turbulence at Singapore’s Changi Airport. If the study finds that current separation minima can be safely reduced, runway capacity at Changi—and other ...

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