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Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT)

AEDT is a software system that dynamically models aircraft performance in space and time to produce fuel burn, emissions and noise. Full flight gate-to-gate analyses are possible for study sizes ranging from a single flight at an airport to scenarios at the regional, national, and global levels. AEDT is currently used by the U.S. government to consider the interdependencies between aircraft-related fuel burn, noise and emissions.

You can find information on obtaining AEDT as well as links to AEDT documentation and FAA guidance, on the official website for AEDT at

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