06 May 2009

Flight Patterns over New York

Cool article from Wired. It's about a mathematical model of the redesign of the departure paths, hopefully reducing delays and congestion.

Being a fan of the iPhone game Flight Control, I can appreciate the complexity of the system.  Um, not that it makes me an air traffic controller or anything.


  1. That looks like the floor at a hairdresser's station on makeover day.

  2. Looking at this you realize that the only thing that will reduce delays is more runways or airports. Next gen won't do a thing for arrival & departures


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