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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.
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