Accession Number:

ADA148111

Title:

Test of Dispersal of Turbojet Aircraft Departure Tracks at Washington National Airport (1983-84). Volume 1. Summary Report

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 24 Oct 1983-7 Jan 1984

Corporate Author:

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

206.0

Abstract:

This report is Volume I of a two-volume set describing the analysis of aircraft noise before, during and after the test of the so-called Scatter Plan, a dispersal of flight tracks for turbojet aircraft departing from Washington National Airport. The test, conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration FAA at the request of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, took place from October 24, 1983, through January 7, 1984. Volume I presents analysis of data collected in the course of the test. Volume II, the Technical Appendix, consists of a compilation of field sheets, survey forms, and details of the field noise measurement program and the community attitudinal survey. The purpose of this report is to present the data collected during the test for the information of and interpretation by the interested public. The report does not include conclusions or recommendations on maintaining or changing the flight paths at Washington National Airport.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE