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High-Speed Experimental Fly Vehicles - International (HEXAFLY-INT)

Start date: 01 Apr 2014, End date: 31 Mar 2019,

The HEXAFLY-INT project aims to flight test an experimental vehicle above Mach 7 to verify its potential for a high aerodynamic efficiency during a free-flight while guaranteeing a large internal volume. The feasibility for a 3m long vehicle was demonstrated during the European L0 precursor project HEXAFLY. Its realization will now be enabled on an international scale underlining the need for glob ...
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Crisis incidents result in difficult working conditions for Urban Search-and-Rescue (USaR) crews. INACHUS aims to achieve a significant time reduction and increase efficiency in USaR operations by providing:1.Simulation tools for estimating the locations of survival spaces (after a structural collapse) and identify the location of survivors for different construction types and building materials2. ...
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AFLoNext is a four year EC L2 project with the objective of proving and maturing highly promising flow control technologies for novel aircraft configurations to achieve a quantum leap in improving aircraft’s performance and thus reducing the environmental footprint. The project consortium is composed by forty European partners from fifteen countries. The work has been broken down into seven work p ...
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EUFAR aims at providing researchers with Open Access to the airborne facilities the most suited to their needs. EUFAR thus allocates Transnational Access to 21 installations, develops a culture of co-operation between scientists and operators, and organizes training courses to attract young scientists to airborne research. To improve the quality of the service, EUFAR supports the experts on airbor ...
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Engine Module Validators (ENOVAL)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 30 Sep 2017,

The ENOVAL project will provide the next step of engine technologies to achieve and surpass the ACARE 2020 goals on the way towards Flightpath 2050. ENOVAL completes the European 7th Framework Programme (FP7) roadmap of Level 2 aero engine projects. ENOVAL will focus on the low pressure system of ultra-high by-pass ratio propulsion systems (12 < BPR < 20) in conjunction with ultra high overall pre ...
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The central goal of JERONIMO is the understanding of the physical mechanisms of ultrahigh bypass ratio (UHBR) engines with a bypass ratio (BPR) larger than 12 and the related installed jet noise with potential jet-wing interaction. The aim is to reduce uncertainties in jet noise characterisation of this novel installation configuration by wind tunnel tests and predictions and being able to derive ...
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FORUM on Aviation and Emissions (FORUM-AE)

Start date: 01 Jul 2013, End date: 30 Jun 2017,

The FORUM-AE coordination action will create a technical specialists european network with all relevant competencies, including academic and industrial partners, linked to key environmental technical issues on aviation emissions.It will address equitably three complementary aspects: environmental impacts (air quality and climate change), technical and technological mitigation solutions (aircraft, ...
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Low Emissions Core-Engine Technologies (LEMCOTEC)

Start date: 01 Oct 2011, End date: 30 Jun 2017,

The main objective of the LEMCOTEC project will be the improvement of core-engine thermal efficiency by increasing the overall pressure ratio (OPR) to up to 70 leading to a further reduction of CO2. Since NOx increases with OPR, combustion technologies have to be further developed, at the same time, to at least compensate for this effect. The project will attain and exceed the ACARE targets for 20 ...
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Engine Breakthrough Components and Subsystems (E-BREAK)

Start date: 01 Oct 2012, End date: 31 Mar 2017,

Future aero engines will need to be more efficient and contribute to the reduction on environmental impact of air transportation. They must reach some standards of performance by reducing emissions and creating some savings on operation costs.EIMG consortium has launched since several years some initiatives to develop future engines in the frame of the European Committee research programmes.Within ...
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BUTERFLI is a project in response to the invitation to tender from European Commission FP7 within Call FP7-AAT-2013 RTD-Russia.BUTERFLI is the acronym of BUffet and Transition delay control investigated within Europe-Russia cooperation for improved FLIght performances. The Project Topic will focus on experimental and numerical flow control investigations of different phenomena: the buffet on a lam ...
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The purpose of COBRA is to use technology breakthroughs to overcome the insufficient noise performance of the counter-rotating fan tested in VITAL FP6 Program. This will be achieved through exploring higher by-pass ratio (15-25) resulting in much lower blade tip speed and blades count. The designs shall comply also with higher or equal aerodynamic efficiency compare to the VITAL ouputs.COBRA is s ...
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Air Transport Network – Next Generation (AIRTN-NEXTGEN)

Start date: 01 Dec 2013, End date: 30 Nov 2016,

The action will continue the network established under previous AirTN projects enlarging it to create a platform of networking and communication between national organisations and governmental institutions supporting research and innovation in the EU Member States and Associated Countries to the EU Framework Programme in the field of Aviation (e.g. Aeronautics and Air Transport - AAT).The successf ...
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Aerospace Multidisciplinarity Enabling DEsign Optimisation (AMEDEO)

Start date: 01 Oct 2012, End date: 30 Sep 2016,

"AMEDEO is a multi-disciplinary design optimisation (MDO) research training network designed to provide outstanding leadership career development for talented young researchers. Network training incorporates advanced multi-disciplinary optimisation, high fidelity simulation tools and techniques for resolving complex engineering design problems in the aerospace industry. It is complemented by a com ...
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The environmental benefits of low emissions lean burn technology in reducing NOx emissions up to 80% will only be effective when these are deployed to a large range of new aero-engine applications. While integrating and developing low emission combustion design rules, IMPACT-AE will deliver novel combustor design methodologies for advanced engine architectures and thermodynamic cycles. It will sup ...
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The headline objective of this project is to develop a suite of advanced sensors, instrumentation and related systems in order to contribute to the development of the next generation of green and efficient gas turbine engines (AAT.2012.1.1-3&4).Sensors are a vital enabling technology for gas turbines and are critical to validation of design tools, new products, engine control, and health monitorin ...
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Research on Core Noise Reduction (RECORD)

Start date: 01 Jan 2013, End date: 31 Dec 2015,

In order to achieve the greening of the European air transport with the deployment of low emission and low noise propulsion systems the reduction of core noise plays an important role. The ability to design low core noise aero-engines requires the development of reliable prediction tools. This development demands extensive research with dedicated experimental test cases and sophisticated numerical ...
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Smart Intelligent Aircraft Structures (SARISTU)

Start date: 01 Sep 2011, End date: 31 Aug 2015,

The project proposal concerns the challenges posed by the physical integration of smart intelligentstructural concepts. It addresses aircraft weight and operational cost reductions as well as animprovement in the flight profile specific aerodynamic performance.This concerns material concepts enabling a conformal, controlled distortion of aerodynamicallyimportant surfaces, material concepts enablin ...
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The goal of 3D-LightTrans project is to provide groundbreaking, highly flexible and adaptable low-cost technologies for manufacturing of 3D textile reinforced plastic composites (in the following referred to as textile reinforced plastics or TRP), including innovative approaches for the individual processes and its integration in complete manufacturing chains, which will enable to shift them from ...
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"HYSOP’s goal is to develop solutions for manufacturing lightweight high temperature (HT) turbine components and to design new coating systems (protection against oxidation, water vapour and CMAS).Nb/Nb5Si3 and Si3N4/MoSi2 composites are lightweight HT materials (density < 6.5~7 and < 5.6 g/cm3, respect.) with application potential above 1300°C making them candidates for advanced aero-engine compo ...
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The objectives defined in “Flightpath 2050” as well as the limited availability of fossil fuels call for significant reductions in fuel consumption in the air transport sector. Novel propulsion concepts are thus a field of intense research, with particular trends that emerge: hybrid energy sources may not only be more efficient, but open up new degrees of freedom in terms of airframe-engine integr ...
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OPtimisation for low Environmental Noise impact AIRcraft (OPENAIR)

Start date: 01 Apr 2009, End date: 30 Sep 2014,

Reducing noise from aircraft operations perceived by airport neighbouring communities is a major challenge facing the aircraft manufacturing industry, social society and the air transport business. By adopting a whole aircraft approach based on the latest developments in active / adaptive technologies, flow control techniques and advances in computational aero-acoustics applied to the major causes ...
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"The goal of ERICKA is to directly contribute to reductions in aircraft engine fuel consumption with a targeted contribution of 1% reduction in SFC relative to engines currently in service. The fuel efficiency of a jet engine used for aircraft propulsion is dependent on the performance of many key engine components. One of the most important is the turbine whose efficiency has a large influence ...
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Air Transport Net (AirTN) (AirTN)

Start date: 01 Jan 2010, End date: 31 Dec 2013,

The AirTN ERA-Net was established under FP6 as a network of Member States whose ministries and agencies manage public funded national research activities and programmes in Aeronautics and Air Transport. The results from AirTN in FP6 are prerequisites for the implementation of joint activities to enhance co-operation and coordination of national and regional research programmes. AirTN in FP7 will s ...
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Long-Term Advanced Propulsion Concepts and Technologies II (LAPCAT-II)

Start date: 01 Oct 2008, End date: 31 Dec 2013,

"Lacpat II is a logical follow-up of the previous EC-project which has as objective to reduce antipodal flights to less than 2 to 4 hours. Among the several studied vehicles, only two novel aircraft for a Mach 5 and 8 flight are retained in the present proposal. Starting from the available Mach 5 vehicle and its related precooled turboramjet, assumed performance figures of different components ...
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"DeSiReH focus on both, the numerical design tools and the experimental measurement techniques for cryogenic conditions, with the objective to improve the industrial design process for laminar wings in terms of product quality, efficiency, and development cost reduction. The work focuses on the design of high lift devices. DeSiReH addresses the following quantified objectives which will make a sig ...
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"Broadband noise generated by the turbulent flow around the airframe is one of the most important components of aircraft generated acoustic nuisances. Its prediction and subsequent reduction is essential for achieving the ACARE 2020 objectives of noise level reductions. However, the complexity and diversity of broadband turbulent noise sources makes that prediction with present numerical tools ext ...
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Optical Infrared Coordination Network for Astronomy (OPTICON)

Start date: 01 Jan 2009, End date: 31 Dec 2012,

"The Optical Infrared Coordination Network for astronomy brings together all the national and international agencies and organisations which fund, support, develop and operate Europe's facilities for optical and infrared astronomy, both night-time - callsical astronomy- and daytime - solar astronomy. Opticon provides a framework allowing joint action to improve the quality of Europe's infrastructu ...
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"Due to continuous efforts through past and ongoing European projects, lean combustion by means of internally staged injectors now appears to be the promising technology for obtaining the required emission reductions compatible with a sustainable growth of aviation transport. (cf ACARE 2020) Recognising that putting into service such a technology as soon as possible is the only way to effectively ...
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Future High-Altitude High-Speed Transport 20XX (FAST20XX)

Start date: 01 Dec 2009, End date: 30 Nov 2012,

"The current project aims at the investigation and development of technologies and steps necessary for approaches to conquer the grey zone between aeronautics and space in Europe, and thus to set the foundation of a new paradigm for transportation in the long term. The underlying concepts considered are a) a European space plane based on an airplane launch approach to advance European know how in ...
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"The PPlane project is a direct follow up study to Out-of-the-Box project that aimed to identify potential new concepts and technologies for future air transport and focused on a number of radical changes to the system rather than taking incremental steps.As a result of the Out-of-the-Box project, PPlane implements a systematic approach to radical and novel ideas for Personal Air Transport System ...
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"Air traffic is predicted to grow by 5% per year in the short and medium term. Technology ad-vances are required to achieve this growth without unacceptable levels of noise. FLOCON addresses this issue by reducing fan noise at source through the development of innovative concepts based on flow control technologies. FLOCON is aimed primarily at reducing fan broadband noise. This is one of the most ...
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In Space Propulsion 1 (ISP-1)

Start date: 01 Sep 2009, End date: 31 Aug 2012,

"In Space Propulsion 1 was set up to improve the fundamental knowledge and the techniques which are necessary to allow Europe to implement new ambitious space programs involving cryogenic propulsion. It concentrates on liquid oxygen, liquid hydrogen, and liquid methane propellants, and the anticipated progress will address - LOX methane combustion - heat and propellant management - materials tribo ...
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EXTreme ICing Environement (EXTICE)

Start date: 01 Jun 2008, End date: 31 May 2012,

"More recent aircraft incidents and accidents have highlighted the existence of icing cloud characteristics beyond the actual certification envelope defined by the JAR/FAR Appendix C, which accounts for an icing envelope characterized by water droplet diameters up to 50 μm (so-called cloud droplet). The main concern is the presence of super-cooled large droplets (SLD) such as freezing drizzle, in ...
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HeliconPlasmaHydrazine.COmbinedMicro (HPH.com)

Start date: 01 Dec 2008, End date: 31 May 2012,

The objective of the research program is to design, optimize and develop a space plasma thruster based on helicon-radio-frequency technology and its application to a nano-satellite for attitude and position control. Moreover a detailed feasibility study will be also conducted to evaluate the possibility of using the plasma thruster to heat and decompose a secondary propellant. The feasibility stud ...
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Aerodynamic loads estimation at extremes of the flight envelope (ALEF)

Start date: 01 May 2009, End date: 30 Apr 2012,

"ALEF's objective is to enable the European aeronautical industry to create complete aerodynamic models of their aircraft based on numerical simulation approaches within the respective development processes. I.e. ALEF will kick-off a paradigm shift from greater confidence in experimentally measured loads data to greater confidence in computational results. Beyond the scope of ALEF this paradigm sh ...
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valiDation of Radical Engine Architecture systeMs (DREAM)

Start date: 01 Feb 2008, End date: 31 Jan 2012,

"Since the publication of the ACARE goals, the commercial and political pressure to reduce CO2 has increased considerably. DREAM is the response of the aero-engine community to this pressure. The first major DREAM objective is to design, integrate and validate new engine concepts based on open rotor contra-rotating architectures to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions 7% beyond the ACARE 2020 ...
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"The SUBITO programme has been developed to address Theme 10 - Security, specifically Topic SEC-2007-2.3-01 Detection of Unattended Goods and of Owner. It will focus on the automated real time detection of abandoned luggage or goods and the fast identification of the individual who left them and their subsequent path. The key design drivers will include an assessment of the situations faced in s ...
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