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

Challenge/Domain
Challenge: 
Protecting the environment and the energy supply
Domain category: 
Operational Concept
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 novel air vehicle configurations that Support innovative minimum envronmental impact operations
Sub capability: 
To evolve novel air vehicle configurations that can utilise the capabilities of future ATM concepts to minimise environmental impact and fuel consumption
R&I needs: 
Conceive and develop A/C solutions for green operations
Achievements
2020: 
all A/C capable of future ATM concept the A/C are able to self adapt their flight profile to the atmospheric conditions and minimise fuel/CO2 penalties the A/C Configurations are conceived to improve low speed landing, steep descent & approach, cruise speed agility
2035: 
A/C are equiped to be best served in ATM environment (eg CNS performances, landing capabilities) and are able to support formation flights for long haul flights the A/C will have the capability to receive/transmit the data needed to support selfadaptation of their flight with the environmental conditions and with the real time traffic.
2050: 
Free flight capability while operated by a single pilot.

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