NASA touts progress toward tough environmental goals for civil aircraft
The “when” may be in question, but the “what” is becoming clearer as NASA pushes ahead with research into future generations of civil transport aircraft. Not only do significant fuel-burn, emissions and noise reductions look increasingly feasible, but advanced computational tools are taking shape that will enable fast, efficient design and analysis of new aircraft. With limited funds, NASA is approaching aeronautics research on three main fronts. While the Environmentally Responsible ...
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