How Much Noise Will a Single Rotor Make When a Single Rotor Makes Noise?

By Dave Clarke | February 23, 2024

In their paper, “Best Practices for Predicting Acoustics of a Single Rotor Using the NASA RVLT Conceptual Design Toolchain” presented at the Vertical Flight Society’s 6th Decennial Aeromechanics Specialists’ Conference held in Santa Clara, California in February 2024, NASA aerospace engineers Lauren Weist, Natasha Schatzman, and Dorsa Shirazi detailed the results of their study intended…

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Future Forward: AAM By the Numbers

By Dave Clarke | February 7, 2024

We’re talking billions. US$30.7bn — The value of the urban air mobility market by 2031 Source Allied Market Research 30.2% — Compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of urban air mobility market from 2022 to 2031. Source: Allied Market Research US$3.8bn — Value of urban air mobility market in 2023 Source: Markets and Markets US$28.5bn — Value of urban air…

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Winds of Change – A Proposal to Reconstruct Wind Flows for Urban Air Mobility

By Nanci Mora | January 28, 2024

Predicting wind flows for UAM is a challenge to the safe integration of uncrewed aircraft systems into the national airspace. One researcher proposes a solution using a computational fluid dynamics (CFD), Reynolds-average Navier Stokes (RANS) model with current real-world observation.

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Does the Public Really Want Air Taxis?

By Nanci Mora | January 22, 2024

People have wildly different views on the future of urban air mobility (UAM). Policymakers and transport operators need to pay attention.

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How Much Noise Will a Single Rotor Make When a Single Rotor Makes Noise?

By Dave Clarke | February 23, 2024 |

In their paper, “Best Practices for Predicting Acoustics of a Single Rotor Using the NASA RVLT Conceptual Design Toolchain” presented at the Vertical Flight Society’s 6th Decennial Aeromechanics Specialists’ Conference held in Santa Clara, California in February 2024, NASA aerospace engineers Lauren Weist, Natasha Schatzman, and Dorsa Shirazi detailed the results of their study intended…

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