Silent Flight

Silent Flight
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With the rising number of air passengers there has been an ongoing expansion of airports and air travel, noise polution has become more and more prevalient. However, a 2.3million project...

Guy Brighton
  • 14 september 2005

With the rising number of air passengers there has been an ongoing expansion of airports and air travel, noise polution has become more and more prevalient.

However, a 2.3million project is aiming to make that a thing of the past.  Cambridg MIT Institute are working on the ‘Silent’ Aircraft Initiative (SIA), which aims to "to discover ways to reduce aircraft noise dramatically, to the point where it would be virtually unnoticeable to people outside the airport perimeter."

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