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Regional Sky Transit III: The Primacy of Noise

This AIAA paper from SCITECH 2017 conveys the supreme importance of ultra-low noise to the sustainability and profitability of Regional Sky Transit. It contains new insights about the extraordinary design challenges of matching V/ESTOL performance with ultra-low noise in small 2-seat Sky Taxis, introduces the helpful concept of “Noise to pavement ratio” or NPR, and presents suggestions on best ways forward for RST.

Link to the paper