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The ANIMA project’s final conference on « the new approach to aircraft noise management »
Noise pollution

The ANIMA project’s final conference on « the new approach to aircraft noise management »

The ANIMA project, which focused on providing a holistic response to the issue of noise, discomfort, and associated health impacts, is coming to an end. An open and free conference on the project’s results is organised on Thursday 16 December 2021 in Brussels.

ONERA joins the chairman’s office of IFAR, the first global aeronautical research network
International

ONERA joins the chairman’s office of IFAR, the first global aeronautical research network

On 21 October 2021, Bruno Sainjon, Chairman and Managing Director of ONERA, was unanimously elected Deputy Chairman of IFAR (International Forum for Aviation Research), which brings together the 26 main global aeronautical research centres.

First A319neo flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel
Sustainable aviation

First A319neo flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel

 Airbus, Dassault Aviation, ONERA, the French Ministry of Transports and Safran have launched the first in-flight study of a single-aisle aircraft running on unblended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
During the flight test over the Toulouse region on 28 October, one CFM LEAP-1A engine of an Airbus A319neo test aircraft operated on 100% SAF. Initial results from the ground and flight tests are expected in 2022.

When extreme astronomy prepares for space situational awareness
Optique adaptative

When extreme astronomy prepares for space situational awareness

Space situational awareness is a critical aspect of sovereignty. Adaptive optics and the processing of images developed by ONERA also make a significant contribution to this strategic need. The spectacular performance of the European VLT was achieved by applying these techniques to astronomy. This is specifically true for one of VLT's flagship instruments: SPHERE.

Agenda

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Conference

IEEE 2022

Avignon, France

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Conference

GDR-IRN HOWDI

Dourdan (Paris area, France)

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Conference

15th International conference on Target and Background Modeling & Simulation

Pic du Midi, France

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Conference

EUCASS-3AF

Lille Grand Palais (France)