To mitigate aircraft and airport noise

Protecting the environment and the energy supply
Domain category: 
To mitigate aircraft and airport noise
Cluster of enablers: 
Improving the airport towards the future through a global approach The airport is a crucial infrastructure enabling the delivery of an air transport service as expected by society in 2050. The main local environmental impacts of air transport operations regard noise, natural resources and local air quality, which can affect health of people and eco systems. Mitigating these impacts is crucial to get acceptance of airports by citizens. The challenge will be to make the numerous stakeholders to work together towards solutions
Air Vehicles optimised for minimum noise impact
Sub capability: 
See section above "To develop low noise air vehicle technologies"
R&I needs: 
See section above "To develop Low Noise Technologies for rotorcraft"
* TRL6 is reached for NRT Gen 1 & 2: Quiet engine intake/exhaust, Distributed blade actuation, Advanced main rotor blade, Engine 'quiet by design' (intake)
* TRL6 is reached for NRT Gen 2 & 3: , Engine 'quiet by design' (intake), Distributed blade actuation, Advanced main rotor blade * TRL6 is reached for Tiltrotor (new configurations, new blades etc.)
* TRL6 is reached for remaining NRT Gen 3: Adaptive blade airfoil, Dual Speed Rotor, Engine 'quiet by design' (exhaust), Engine active noise control (exhaust) * TRL6 is reached for Innovative Vehicle Configurations: More electrical h/c, Variable rotor diameter, Improved/New antitorque system
Key Performance Indicator: 
-50%(-10 EPNdB per op) in 2020 -53% (-11 EPNdB per op) in 2035 -65% (-15 EPNdB per op) in 2050 + TBD % improvement on NAP Implementation Progress Indicator