Accession Number:

ADA116543

Title:

A Description of Methodologies Used in Estimation of A-Weighted Sound Levels for FAA Advisory Circular AC-36-3B.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

114.0

Abstract:

This report provides a description of the assumptions, methodologies and techniques employed in arriving at estimated sound levels for many of the aircraft included in FAA Advisory Circular AC-36-3B. AC 36-3B was published to provide the public and the aviation community with comparative sound level information for aircraft currently in use. Detailed noise estimation data sheets are provided for 78 aircraft types. A table showing the difference between EPNL and dBA for selected jet aircraft is also provided. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Civilian Aircraft
  • Administration and Management
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE