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Noise Levels Of The A380  
User currently offlineTheSonntag From Germany, joined Jun 2005, 3626 posts, RR: 29
Posted (9 years 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 8321 times:

Are the operational noise levels of the A380 already available? I heard it is pretty quiet for its size, but what about its absolute noise levels? Is it louder than a 747?

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User currently offlineA342 From Germany, joined Jul 2005, 4689 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (9 years 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 8274 times:

Quoting TheSonntag (Thread starter):
but what about its absolute noise levels? Is it louder than a 747?

Do you mean the noise footprint on the ground ? I highly doubt it would be bigger than the 747´s one.



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User currently offlineSlarty From Canada, joined Sep 2005, 342 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 8273 times:

Quoting A342 (Reply 1):
Do you mean the noise footprint on the ground ? I highly doubt it would be bigger than the 747´s one.

I thought I read that it was actually quieter ... at least with the current engines  Smile


User currently offlineTaromA380 From Romania, joined Sep 2005, 334 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 8161 times:

So, any data in that sense officialy available ?

User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 85
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 8098 times:

The A380 is significantly quieter than the 747.

Its even quieter per pound of MTOW than the 777-200ER, and meets stricter QC levels if I'm not mistaken.

N


User currently offlineRendezvous From New Zealand, joined May 2001, 516 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 week 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 7924 times:

You'd imagine it would be with newer technologies and newer engines.

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Reply 6, posted (9 years 1 week 4 days ago) and read 7899 times:

Whats the A380 Noise levels at T/O Thrust.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineSinlock From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 1649 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (9 years 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 7875 times:

Keep in mind that noise during landing is also a big factor. A time when engine settings are lower. Plus what power setting an engine is at also is a factor in the noise it makes, Just take the A320. At Idle on the ground the V2500 VERY quiet compared to it's CFM-56 sister. But on takeoff both are pretty equal, and anyone worth their salt can pick out a V2500 flying overhead, Hell my feiace can and she wouldn't know a A320 from 707 by sight. (I'm working on that)


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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Reply 8, posted (9 years 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 7838 times:

Quoting Sinlock (Reply 7):
At Idle on the ground the V2500 VERY quiet

Yeah the APU sounds louder  Smile
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineAirfoilsguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 1 week 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 7710 times:

I heard that the 380 is rather quiet. Since the engines on this plane are rather huge, they are much quieter then the 747. Typically, the larger the jet engine, the quieter it is due to the fact that it spins at a slower RPM.

User currently offlineTheSonntag From Germany, joined Jun 2005, 3626 posts, RR: 29
Reply 10, posted (9 years 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 7674 times:

Quoting Airfoilsguy (Reply 9):

Yes, but the MD11 is still pretty loud compared to the much smaller A320, so while its relatively quiet for its size, it still makes a lot of sound, therefore I am really curious about the noise levels of the A380...


User currently offlineStarlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17068 posts, RR: 66
Reply 11, posted (9 years 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 7704 times:

The "A380 Airplane Characteristics for Airport Planning" document has one answer.

http://www.content.airbusworld.com/S...a/docs/AC/DATA_CONSULT/AC_A380.pdf

Check section 6-2-1.



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