An extraordinary technological effort to define air vehicle systems of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption

Challenge/Domain
Challenge: 
Protecting the environment and the energy supply
Domain category: 
Operational Concept
Enabler
Enabler: 
An extraordinary technological effort to define air vehicle systems of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy 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 design other on-board systems that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
Sub capability: 
To define an air transport system that is capable of continually optimising for minimum environmental impact and energy consumption
R&I needs: 
- Develop functions for optimal Flight/Ground operations in ATS - Develop functions for UAS insertion in General Air Traffic
Achievements
2020: 
* Multicriteria Flight Optimisation for all flight phases (Acoustic, C02/Fuel burn, NOx, time, costs)
2035: 
* Capability of real-time flight strategy/trajectory adaptation for optimal fuel comsumption/environmental impact including contrails, as required

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