Creative Solutions for Eliminating the Noisiest Jets. Peter J. Kirsch. We’re making a lot of progress in addressing the problem of the noisiest aircraft . . . .
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Creative Solutions for Eliminating the Noisiest Jets
Peter J. Kirsch
We’re making a lot of progress in addressing
the problem of the noisiest aircraft . . .
Aviation noise management is crucial to the continued increase in airport capacity; community noise concerns have led to uncoordinated and inconsistent restrictions on aviation that could impede the national air transportation system.
ANCA Congressional Findings
The long-term outlook beyond 2000 is for a generally stable situation with respect to noise contours around airports, followed by further reduction as the result of advances in noise abatement technology and the replacement of hushkitted Stage 3 airplanes by built Stage 3 airplanes.
-(Still Draft) FAA Noise Abatement Policy (2000)
Stage 2 phaseout
Amount of Noise
Percentage of noise
from stage 2s
Why is part 161 on life support?
Since 1990 – who has been successful?
If part 161 hasn’t worked, what will?
, Voluntary limits and part 150 NCPs
Grandfathered noise rules
Conclusion (1): Deciding whether to pursue a part 161-based rule
Conclusion (2): Alternatives to a part 161 rule
Peter J. Kirsch