Professional background in commercial aviation propulsion systems. Interests in renewable energy applied to sustainable mobility.
What do we mean when we say 'improvement in fuel-burn efficiency'?
Is that block fuel for a given mission length?
With the maximum number of seats of ceo versus neo factored in, or...
Electrons make all the sense in the world for GROUND propulsion, where they replace surreally inefficient internal combustion engines, operating all the time at part power settings.
The current 'popular' infatuation with the Mars mission, with NASA and Elon Musk wholeheartedly embracing it, is a surreal embarrassment to all possessing a nanogram of common sense.
There is no such thing as an executive aircraft with large margins to finance another program. Not on Earth, or anywhere else in the solar system.
It is unreal to read a seemingly articulate person justifying aviation fossil emissions based on the economic benefits of the industry.
Is the issue - anthropogenic climate change - so hard...
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