The Aircraft Sound Description System (ASDS) is a method of describing aircraft noise. It has been established as the basic FAA technique for predicting community noise exposure caused by aircraft operations. This report (in four volumes) contains a description of the manual and computer techniques for applying ASDS as well as a current set of noise exposure contours. In this volume, a general introduction to the application procedures is presented. The material in subsequent volumes is described, and the required data preparation and basic methodology used in performing an ASDS application are presented. (Modified author abstract)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 2, AD-786 613 and report dated Mar 73, AD-758 588.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Mitre Corporation

    Westgate Research Park
    McLean, VA  United States  22101

    Federal Aviation Administration

    Office of Environmental Quality, 800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591

    Environmental Quality.

  • Authors:
    • Goldman, D
    • Maginnis, F X
  • Publication Date: 1974-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 19 p.

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080238
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MTR-6616-Vol-1
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FA69NS-162
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 29 1975 12:00AM