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Hydrogen-fueled subsonic aircraft: A perspectiveThe performance characteristics of hydrogen-fueled subsonic transport aircraft are compared to those using conventional aviation kerosene. Additional aspects discussed include potential improvements in the exhaust emissions characteristics of aircraft jet engines, problems associated with onboard fuel containment, results of recent studies of the impact of hydrogen-fueled aircraft on the airport and associated ground support equipment, and estimates of the cost and thermal efficiency of producing synthetic aviation fuels from coal.
Document ID
19770003402
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Witcofski, R. D.
(NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1976
Publication Information
Publication: Advan. in Eng. Sci., Vol. 3
Subject Category
Propellants And Fuels
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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