Overall designs of air vehicles that minimise environmental impact and fuel consumption

Challenge/Domain
Challenge: 
Protecting the environment and the energy supply
Domain category: 
Technology
Enabler
Enabler: 
Overall designs of air vehicles that minimise environmental impact and 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 Evolve innovative configurations of Air Vehicle that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
Sub capability: 
To evolve innovative configurations of General aviation air vehicles & Bizjets
R&I needs: 
- Conventional air vehicle configurations that minimise environmental impact and fuel consumption - Integration of novel propulsion system and aerodynamic concepts - Radical vehicle and propulsion/power system concepts
Achievements
2020: 
Demonstration of configurations supporting innovative noise shielding after body configuration, new very high efficiency wing (with three basic ingredients: hybrid laminarity, optimized composite and innovative controls), treated airframe noise and electrical energy systems
2035: 
Demonstration of configurations integrating optimised cokpit and fuselage (high aero structural efficiency through new multifunctionnal materials and optimised shapes taking advantage of the use of synthetic vision ), new cabins optimizing passenger service, buried engines and high speed capacity
2050: 
Demonstration of new configurations optimized to the 2nd half of the century environment (very low emission and noise, time efficiency as required, other services as required), an dintegrating the available technologies
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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