APPENDIX C

NASA FISCAL YEAR 1992 AERONAUTICS FUNDING1

 

Fiscal Year 1992 Funding (millions of 1992 dollars)

Advanced Subsonic Transport Aircraft

 

 

 

93.5

Research and Technology Base2

 

 

48.6

 

 

Aerodynamics

 

12.9

 

 

 

Propulsion & Power

 

4.4

 

 

 

Materials and Structures

 

0.6

 

 

 

Controls, Guidance & Human Factors

 

28.4

 

 

 

Flight Systems

 

1.9

 

 

 

Systems Analysis

 

0.4

 

 

Systems Technology Programs3

 

 

44.9

 

 

Materials & Structures Systems Technology:

 

27.5

 

 

 

 

Advanced Composite Materials

27.5

 

 

 

 

Advanced Propulsion Systems Technology:

 

12.4

 

 

 

 

Advanced Turboprop Systems

12.4

 

 

 

 

Advanced Subsonic Technology:

 

5.0

 

 

 

 

Fly-by-wire/Power-by-light

1.0

 

 

 

 

 

Aging Aircraft

4.0

 

 

 

1 Excludes wind tunnel refurbishment and other construction of facilities funding.

2 The total funding for the research and technology base, for all classes of aircraft, is $361.1 M.

3 Systems technology programs are technology and validation efforts aimed at specific vehicle or component applications. Total funding for this category, for all classes of aircraft, is $213.1 M.



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Aeronautical Technologies for the Twenty-First Century APPENDIX C NASA FISCAL YEAR 1992 AERONAUTICS FUNDING1   Fiscal Year 1992 Funding (millions of 1992 dollars) Advanced Subsonic Transport Aircraft       93.5 Research and Technology Base2     48.6     Aerodynamics   12.9       Propulsion & Power   4.4       Materials and Structures   0.6       Controls, Guidance & Human Factors   28.4       Flight Systems   1.9       Systems Analysis   0.4     Systems Technology Programs3     44.9     Materials & Structures Systems Technology:   27.5         Advanced Composite Materials 27.5         Advanced Propulsion Systems Technology:   12.4         Advanced Turboprop Systems 12.4         Advanced Subsonic Technology:   5.0         Fly-by-wire/Power-by-light 1.0           Aging Aircraft 4.0       1 Excludes wind tunnel refurbishment and other construction of facilities funding. 2 The total funding for the research and technology base, for all classes of aircraft, is $361.1 M. 3 Systems technology programs are technology and validation efforts aimed at specific vehicle or component applications. Total funding for this category, for all classes of aircraft, is $213.1 M.

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Aeronautical Technologies for the Twenty-First Century   Fiscal Year 1992 Funding (millions of 1992 dollars) High-Speed Civil Transport Aircraft       92.8 Research and Technology Base     6.3     Aerodynamics   2.1       Propulsion & Power   2.9       Controls, Guidance & Human Factors   0.7       Systems Analysis   0.6     Systems Technology Programs     86.5     Materials & Structures Systems Technology:   10.1         Advanced High-Temp. Materials Technology 10.1         High-Speed Research:   76.4         Atmospheric Effects 12.0           Emission and Source Noise 30.1           Community Noise and Sonic Boom 17.8           Enabling Propulsion Materials 16.5       Short Haul Aircraft       32.0 Research and Technology Base Rotorcraft     23.8     Aerodynamics   16.5       Materials and Structures   3.3       Controls, Guidance & Human Factors   3.3       Systems Analysis   0.7     Systems Technology Programs     8.2     Rotorcraft Systems Technology:   5.2         Advanced Rotorcraft Technology 5.2         Advanced Propulsion Systems Technology:   3.0         General Aviation/Commuter Engine Technology 3.0      

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Aeronautical Technologies for the Twenty-First Century   Fiscal Year 1992 Funding (millions of 1992 dollars) Critical Disciplines4       203.0 Research and Technology Base     140.6     Aerodynamics   48.2       Propulsion and Power   31.4       Materials and Structures   30.1       Controls, Guidance & Human Factors   25.8       Systems Analysis   5.1     Systems Technology Programs     62.4     High Performance Computing:   17.0         Computational Aerosciences 10.4           Earth and Space Sciences 5.5           Remote Exploration & Experimentation 1.1         Numerical Aerodynamic Simulation:   45.4         Numerical Aerodynamic Simulation 30.5           NAS Operations 14.9       Hypersonic/Transatmospheric Aircraft5       30.2 Research and Technology Base     30.2     Aerodynamics   12.6       Propulsion and Power   11.6       Materials and Structures   3.1       Controls, Guidance & Human Factors   1.3       Controls, Guidance & Human Factors   1.3       Systems Analysis   1.6     4 This category includes fundamental research in the traditional aeronautical disciplines that is not focused on specific applications or particular classes of vehicles. 5 The National Aerospace Plane (NASP) program.

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Aeronautical Technologies for the Twenty-First Century   Fiscal Year 1992 Funding (millions of 1992 dollars) High Performance Aircraft6       122.7 Research and Technology Base     111.6     Aerodynamics   33.9       Propulsion and Power   29.8       Materials and Structures   1.4       Controls, Guidance & Human Factors   3.9       Flight Systems   41.2       Systems Analysis   1.4     Systems Technology Programs     11.1     High Performance Aircraft Systems Technology:   11.1         High Performance Flight Research 11.1       Research and Operations Support       210.1 Total       784.3   Source: NASA Office of Aeronautics and Space Technology 6 This category is made up of research that applies to high performance military aircraft, although NASA receives no funding from the Department of Defense for this research.