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A qualitative assessment of integrating the five technologies into a new aircraft and into an existing aircraft are presented. The assessment criteria for tooling, weight, volume, power and cooling are
These are benchmarked against conventional design.
For a compact inlet, provisions are required to integrate it into a new vehicle. It must be compatible with the internal arrangement and appropriate with the structural arrangement. For existing aircraft, there would be major changes needed for integration. These changes are dependent on the external shape, internal arrangement and the supporting structure of the vehicle.