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 innovative autonomous air transport system concepts that offer improvements in environmental impact enad enrgy consumption
R&I needs: 
Low environmental impact/low fuel consumption air transport concepts that require autonomous air vehicles
Achievements
2020: 
Prototype Flight tests of * optional low noise feature * master-slave missions (mixed piloted-unpiloted fleet) * autonimous anti-collision management * BVI avoidance taking wind into account
2035: 
* integration of low environmental impact/low energy consumption autonomous air transport concepts into segregated airspace
2050: 
* integration of low environmental impact/low energy consumption autonomous air transport concepts into unsegregated airspace
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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