Innovative design methodology with LTO noise prediction capabilities for future supersonic aircraft

Innovative design methodology with LTO noise prediction capabilities for future supersonic aircraft

Grazia Piccirillo

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Abstract. To bring supersonic flight back to reality, it is crucial to demonstrate that future supersonic aircraft can reduce their environmental impact compared to the past. In line with this effort, the EU-funded MORE&LESS project is reviewing the environmental impact of supersonic aviation, by applying a multidisciplinary holistic framework to help check how enabling technologies of supersonic aircraft, trajectories, and operations comply with environmental requirements. The present study is part of this project and focuses on updating the traditional conceptual design process with methods for estimating the noise generated at airport level by supersonic aircraft. To achieve this, it is necessary to include some basic capability in the design flow, such as modelling for aircraft noise prediction and simulation of take-off and landing procedures. The approach used to consider these two elements is described in this paper. Preliminary results from Concorde-like case study are presented.

LTO Noise, Conceptual Design, Supersonic Aircraft, MORE&LESS Project

Published online 9/1/2023, 8 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: Grazia Piccirillo, Innovative design methodology with LTO noise prediction capabilities for future supersonic aircraft, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 33, pp 68-75, 2023


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