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 low noise air vehicle technologies
Sub capability: 
To develop Low Noise Technologies for fixed wing aircraft
R&I needs: 
- Acoustics - New materials
Achievements
2020: 
* Accoustically treated high lift systems (sealed gap flaps and vortex suppression, …) * Shrouded landing gears with tubulence suppressors * Noise shielding after bodies
2035: 
* Seamless control surfaces * Burried engines
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

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