Aircraft C02 standard a step closer with agreement on fuel-efficiency metric
Setting a standard for aircraft carbon dioxide emissions was never going to be easy. It requires the aviation community to agree on a single measure of fuel efficiency—a parameter at the core of competition between manufacturers. This week in St. Petersburg, Russia, the fuel-efficiency metric on which the first global CO2 standard will be built is being presented for approval. Agreement took a year longer than hoped, but has been reached in time for the International Civil Aviation ...
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