To fully utilise achieved SESAR, NextGen, Clean Sky outcomes to minimise environmental impact and fuel consumption

Challenge/Domain
Challenge: 
Protecting the environment and the energy supply
Domain category: 
Knowledge
Enabler
Enabler: 
To fully utilise achieved SESAR, NextGen, Clean Sky outcomes to minimise environmental impact and fuel consumption
Cluster of enablers: 
Improving air operations and traffic management
Capability
Capability: 
Optimisation of each flight phase and of overall flight at unitary aircraft level
Sub capability: 
To provide a worldwide meterological database that is accurate, frequently updated and rapidly updatable
R&I needs: 
- Develop nowcast/forecast worldwide meteo models including all parameters of aviation interest (Winds, volcanic ashes zones, contrail zones ) - Develop network infrastructure for meteo data delivery to Ground and Air users
Achievements
2020: 
* 4D- trajectory management introduced * Worldwide meteo models for aviation available * Trajectory optimisation includes vertical and lateral profiles in airport areas * Concepts for on-demand decision support from Ground established
2035: 
*4D trajectory management is generalised * Free flight operations with self-separation is generalised * Worldwide meteo models include data related to contrails * Real-time meteo data available for all ground/air actors * Multi-criteria aircraft trajectory optimisation is generalised and covers new aircraft configurations * Reduced crew operations including Electronic copilot and Ground cockpit framework are possible * Contrails impact, if confirmed, is mitigated * Multiple aircraft formation flights are possible * Concepts of operations are available for personnal aircraft * Specific concepts of operations for UAS are available (including for passengerless/fret UAS)
2050: 
UAS and personnal aircraft operations are routinely possible in the fully integrated AirTransport System

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