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 R/C system concepts that offer innovative minimum environmental impact and energy consumption operations
R&I needs: 
conceive and develop R/C solutions for green, safe and novel operations
Achievements
2020: 
* advanced flight procedure (VFR/IFR) taking noise abatement and air traffic control into account Flight tests of * master-slave missions (mixed piloted-unpiloted fleet) * carefree handling of R/C (envelope protection, collision and ground avoidance) * BVI avoidance taking environmental influences into account
2035: 
* integration of R/C UAV in segregated civil airspace
2050: 
* integration of R/C UAV in unsegregated civil 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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