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Greener Air Traffic Operations

PROJECTS
Funding
European
European Union
Duration
-
Geo-spatial type
Other
Total project cost
€6 992 164
EU Contribution
€2 681 533
Project Acronym
GREAT
STRIA Roadmaps
Network and traffic management systems (NTM)
Transport mode
Airborne icon
Transport policies
Environmental/Emissions aspects
Transport sectors
Passenger transport,
Freight transport

Overview

Call for proposal
H2020-MG-2019-SingleStage-INEA
Link to CORDIS
Objectives

The perception of environmental problems especially global warming is more than ever an issue, especially in this day and age when reaching agreements on today's climate targets is a challenge and a topic of concern among European citizens of all ages. Associated effects of global warming, like extreme weather events, are driven primarily by the emission of exhaust gases (especially CO2, nitrogen oxides and methane) and water vapour creating contrails. Hence, reducing emissions to preserve the environment, while keeping the mobility is a central society need now and in the future.

To reduce the emissions in short and medium term, changes in flight trajectory design and ATC operations are an appropriate means. Thereby, the flight trajectories are influenced on one hand by environmental and aircraft parameters, and on the other by ATC driven parameters, like route length or usable altitudes. During flight execution, re-planning on board of an aircraft using the flight management system enables to consider dynamic effects on the tactical level, like changes in the weather situation. For the efficiency of such a greener trajectory, it is necessary that the trajectory can be flown in the planned way, even under the actual traffic situation controlled by ATC, which today is often not the case.

The overall objective of the cooperation of Chinese and European partners in GreAT is to reduce the fuel consumption and gas emissions during “gate-to-gate” flight phases through developing and assessing environment-friendly air traffic operational concept, adaptive airspace and green trajectory optimization technologies, and supporting avionic systems.

Evaluation campaigns between the European partners and in combination with the Chinese partners through cross evaluations are planned to validate the proposed concept and show a potential significant reduction of the aviation’s impact on climate change.

Funding

Parent Programmes
Institution Type
Public institution
Institution Name
European Commission
Type of funding
Public (EU)

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
Deutsches Zentrum Fr Luft Und Raumfahrt E.v
Address
Linder Hoehe, 51147 KOELN, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€839 984
Partner Organisations
Organisation
L - Up Sas
Address
Avenue De Friedland 32, 75008 Paris, France
EU Contribution
€229 250
Organisation
Hungarocontrol Magyar Legiforgalmiszolgalat Zartkoruen Mukodo Reszvenytarsasag
Address
BUDAPEST, IGLO UTCA 33 35, 1185, Hungary
EU Contribution
€606 140
Organisation
Hungarocontrol Magyar Legiforgalmiszolgalat Zartkoruen Mukodo Reszvenytarsasag
Address
BUDAPEST, IGLO UTCA 33 35, 1185, Hungary
EU Contribution
€401 289
Organisation
Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappijnv
Address
Amsterdamseweg 55, 1182 GP Amstelveen, Netherlands
EU Contribution
€750 000
Organisation
Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappijnv
Address
Amsterdamseweg 55, 1182 GP Amstelveen, Netherlands
EU Contribution
€208 750
Organisation
Pildo Consulting S.l.
Address
Marie Curie, 08042 Barcelona, Spain
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€915 250
Organisation
Pildo Consulting S.l.
Address
Marie Curie, 08042 Barcelona, Spain
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€488 260
Organisation
Centro Italiano Ricerche Aerospaziali Scpa
Address
Via Maiorise s/n, 81043 CAPUA (CE), Italy
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€5 965 474
Organisation
Centro Italiano Ricerche Aerospaziali Scpa
Address
Via Maiorise s/n, 81043 CAPUA (CE), Italy
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€199 500
Organisation
Nanjing University Of Aeronautics And Astronautics
Address
Yudao Street 29, Nanjing, 210016, China
EU Contribution
€2 494 986
Organisation
Universidad Politécnica De Madrid
Address
Avda. Ramiro de Maeztu, 3, 28040 MADRID, Spain
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€314 500

Technologies

Technology Theme
Aircraft operations and safety
Technology
Optimization of air traffic operations for reduced environmental impacts
Development phase
Research/Invention

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