Noiseless Aviation

Noiseless Aviation

Originally submitted by Cornelia Daheim
last updated by Sivert von Saldern

Wild Card's progress: fully-fledged

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 7 - Transport (including aeronautics)

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
AAT: The greening of air transport

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2025

Wild Card's description 
New technologies such as smart high lift devices and flow control systems enable noiseless aviation. The air traffic rises, especially in urban areas, due to deregulation of airport restrictions such as the ban on night flights. Vast increase of CO2 emissions ensues.