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D Acronyms and Abbreviations ACES Airspace Concept Evaluation System ADS-B Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast ASRS Aviation Safety Reporting System ATC air traffic control AVOSS Aircraft Vortex Spacing System CFD computational fluid dynamics CSPA closely spaced parallel approach CSPR closely spaced parallel runway DFW Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport DHS Department of Homeland Security DLR Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt DOD Department of Defense DOT Department of Transportation EDDF Frankfurt International Airport EDR eddy dissipation rate FAA Federal Aviation Administration GPS Global Positioning System 83

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84 APPENDIX D IAH George Bush Intercontinental Airport (in Houston) IFR Instrument Flight Rule IMC instrument meteorological conditions JFK John F. Kennedy International Airport JPDO Joint Planning and Development Office LAAS Local Area Augmentation System LaRC Langley Research Center (NASA) LES large eddy simulation NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research NextGen Next Generation Air Transportation System NM nautical mile NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council OMB Office of Management and Budget OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy R&D research and development REDAC Research, Engineering and Development Advisory Committee RVSM reduced vertical separation minimum SFO San Francisco International Airport SSWG Separation Standards Working Group (of the FFA’s REDAC) STL Lambert-St. Louis International Airport VESA Vortex Encounter Severity Assessment VFR Visual Flight Rule VMC visual meteorological conditions WAAS Wide Area Augmentation System WRF Weather Research and Forecasting