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Technology for reducing aircraft engine pollutionPrograms have been initiated by NASA to develop and demonstrate advanced technology for reducing aircraft gas turbine and piston engine pollutant emissions. These programs encompass engines currently in use for a wide variety of aircraft from widebody-jets to general aviation. Emission goals for these programs are consistent with the established EPA standards. Full-scale engine demonstrations of the most promising pollutant reduction techniques are planned within the next three years. Preliminary tests of advanced technology gas turbine engine combustors indicate that significant reductions in all major pollutant emissions should be attainable in present generation aircraft engines without adverse effects on fuel consumption. Fundamental-type programs are yielding results which indicate that future generation gas turbine aircraft engines may be able to utilize extremely low pollutant emission combustion systems.
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Rudey, R. A.
Kempke, E. E., Jr.
(NASA Lewis Research Center Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 1975
Subject Category
Aircraft Propulsion And Power
Report/Patent Number
SAE PAPER 750550
Meeting Information
Meeting: Society of Automotive Engineers, Business Aircraft Meeting
Location: Wichita, KS
Start Date: April 8, 1975
End Date: April 11, 1975
Sponsors: Society of Automotive Engineers
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