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Assessing Community Annoyance of Low-level Sonic Boom Noise


Aircraft manufacturers are already building and testing aircraft that produce low-level sonic booms. When these aircraft begin to operate at airports, airports will need guidance to help them understand the dose-response relationship for this type of aircraft noise. This project would serve to provide guidance to airports, in conjunction with guidance released by the FAA or other entities, in assessing and reporting this noise as well as handling the community annoyance associated with it.


The objective of this research is to develop a method for assessing the dose-response relationship and community annoyance associated with noise from low-level sonic boom noise.

Sponsoring Committee:AV030, Environmental Impacts of Aviation
Date Posted:03/02/2021
Date Modified:03/10/2021
Index Terms:Sonic boom, Communities, Annoyance, Airport noise, Aircraft noise,
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