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iiiContentsSUMMARY............................................................................................................................1INTRODUCTION.....................................................................................................................3NASA?s Role in Promoting Aviation Technology........................................................3NASA?s Research Objective .........................................................................................4Goal of the ASAC Project: Identifying and Evaluating PromisingTechnologies .....................................................................................................4FTNIM Background and Purpose.................................................................................4Anticipated Use of the Noise Model .............................................................................6OVERVIEW OF MODEL CAPABILITIES AND ACTIONS.............................................................6Database Access............................................................................................................7Case Development.........................................................................................................8Computation................................................................................................................11Results Output.............................................................................................................11FLIGHT TRACK NOISE MODEL OPERATION.........................................................................11Model Components.....................................................................................................11User Interfaces.............................................................................................................12INPUT SCREEN........................................................................................................12OUTPUT SCREEN....................................................................................................13Databases.....................................................................................................................14Computational Modules..............................................................................................15INTEGRATED NOISE MODEL VERSION 5.0...............................................................16WYLE GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR ASSESSING NOISE IMPACT..........16Connecting the Components .......................................................................................17SAMPLE CASE.....................................................................................................................20Database Preparation and Data Preprocessing............................................................20INM AIRCRAFT TYPES AND CATEGORIES DATABASE (4P11.PRN)........................20OAG AIRCRAFT TYPE SUBSTITUTION LIST (OAG2INM.CON).............................21