C Acronyms and Abbreviations

AIAA

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

APSE

aircraft-pilot servo-elastic or aero-propulsive servo-elastic (phenomena)

CAEP

Civil Aviation Environmental Protection Committee (of the International Civil Aviation Organization)

CMC

ceramic matrix composites

CO2

carbon dioxide

DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FAR

Federal Aviation Regulations

ft

feet

g

gram

hr

hour

HSCT

high-speed civil transport

HSR

High Speed Research (Program)

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

kg

kilogram

lb

pound

L/D

lift-to-drag ratio

LERD

limited exclusive rights data

mSv

millisievert (a unit of ionizing radiation calibrated to measure potential biological harm; 1 mSv is roughly the daily dose due to natural background radiation)

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NM

nautical miles

NOx

oxides of nitrogen

NRC

National Research Council



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Commercial Supersonic Technology: The Way Ahead C Acronyms and Abbreviations AIAAAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics APSE aircraft-pilot servo-elastic or aero-propulsive servo-elastic (phenomena) CAEP Civil Aviation Environmental Protection Committee (of the International Civil Aviation Organization) CMC ceramic matrix composites CO2 carbon dioxide DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency FAA Federal Aviation Administration FAR Federal Aviation Regulations ft feet g gram hr hour HSCT high-speed civil transport HSR High Speed Research (Program) ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization kg kilogram lb pound L/D lift-to-drag ratio LERD limited exclusive rights data mSv millisievert (a unit of ionizing radiation calibrated to measure potential biological harm; 1 mSv is roughly the daily dose due to natural background radiation) NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NM nautical miles NOx oxides of nitrogen NRC National Research Council

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Commercial Supersonic Technology: The Way Ahead PETI-5 phenylethynyl-terminated imide (a high temperature composite resin) PDE pulse detonation engine psf pounds per square foot QSP Quiet Supersonic Platform (Program) R&T research and technology SBJ supersonic business jet SOx oxides of sulfur SST supersonic transport (either the program or the aircraft of the same name) TOGW takeoff gross weight TRL technology readiness level TSFC thrust-specific fuel consumption TSFC/M thrust-specific fuel consumption normalized to Mach number USAF U.S. Air Force UV ultraviolet