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 rotorcraft
R&I needs: 
- Low noise Rotorcraft technologies
Achievements
2020: 
* Quiet Engine intake / exhaust (passive), adapted for conventional R/C speeds and high speed R/C * Improved integration of engine (quiet engine intake/exhaust), , adapted for conventional R/C speeds and high speed R/C * optional low noise feature
2035: 
* Engine 'quiet by design' (intake) * Distributed Blade Actuation / Active Rotor (Blade root / adaptive blade) * Improved / innovative antitorque system * large rotor speed range * Advanced main rotor blade planforms
2050: 
* Adaptive blade airfoil * Dual Speed Rotor * Engine 'quiet by design' (exhaust) * Engine active noise control (exhaust)
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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