ICAO ANNEX 16 VOL I
Environmental Protection - Volume I - Aircraft Noise
|Publication Date:||1 January 2017|
Part I of Volume I of Annex 16 contains definitions and Part II contains Standards, Recommended Practices and guidelines for noise certification applicable to the classification of aircraft specified in individual chapters of that part, where such aircraft are engaged in international air navigation.
Note.- Chapters 2, 3, 4, 5 and 14 exclude aeroplanes having short take-off and landing (STOL) capabilities which, pending the development by ICAO of a suitable definition, are described for the purpose of this Annex as those requiring a runway (with no stopway or clearway) of 610 m or less at the maximum certificated mass for airworthiness.
Parts III, IV and V of Volume I of Annex 16 contain Standards and Recommended Practices and guidance material for use by States with a view to promoting uniformity in measurement of noise for monitoring purposes, assessing noise around airports, and regarding the balanced approach to noise management.