Air Transport Of The Future

Europe’s ambitions in future aeronautics were described in the ‘Vision 2020’ report and the EU’s Transport White Paper which form the basis of ACARE’s Strategic Research Agenda. This research theme stretches the Vision 2020 horizon to explore and pioneer the more radical, revolutionary, environmentally efficient and innovative technologies that might configure the step changes required in the air transport of the second half of this century.

Research will address aspects such as new propulsion and lifting concepts, new forms of guidance and control, new ideas for the interior space of airborne vehicles, new airport concepts – including the concept of off-shore air stations, alternative concepts of air transport system operation – including personal transport systems and the use of urban-space, and its integration with other transport modes.

This area will pioneer the air transport of the future addressing the longer term challenges of aviation with accessible and innovative combinations of technologies which will lead to significant steps forward in air transport.

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License

SSL configuration warning

This site has been configured to use only SSL (HTTPS) secure connection. SSL is available only for Pro+ premium accounts.

If you are the master administrator of this site, please either upgrade your account to enable secure access. You can also disable SSL access in the Site Manager for this site.

Subscription expired — please renew

Pro account upgrade has expired for this site and the site is now locked. If you are the master administrator for this site, please renew your subscription or delete your outstanding sites or stored files, so that your account fits in the free plan.