To Develop Enabling Technologies for Low Environmental Impact and Minimum fuel consumption.

Challenge/Domain
Challenge: 
Protecting the environment and the energy supply
Domain category: 
Technology
Enabler
Enabler: 
To Develop Enabling Technologies for Low Environmental Impact and Minimum fuel consumption.
Cluster of enablers: 
An extraordinary technological effort to define the air vehicles of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
Capability
Capability: 
To develop new aerodynamic designs and technologies for airfoils & wings
Sub capability: 
-airfoils for rotorcraft -blade technologies for open rotor engines and turbo props
R&I needs: 
* Advanced main rotor planforms * active control (eg active twist) at TRL5
Achievements
2020: 
* airfoil adapted to support large variable rotor speed range
2035: 
* Adaptive Rotor 2.Generation (adaptive airfoil)

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