Industry Sets Sights On Taming Contrails

aircraft contrails

It is now clear that contrails play a major role in aviation’s climate impact.

Avoiding the formation of condensation trails, or contrails, is about to become a new focus in flight planning and air traffic management. As a consensus emerges about contrails’ climate impact, it also appears that small operational changes may have significant favorable effects. With such a strong...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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