The Greening Of Air Transport

The greening of air transport means developing technologies to reduce the environmental impact of aviation with the aim of halving the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by air transport, cutting specific emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) by 80% and halving perceived noise. The targets reflect the Ultra Green High Level Target Concepts developed by the Advisory Council for Aeronautical Research in Europe (ACARE) in its strategic research agenda. Reducing soot, water vapor and particulates emissions will also be tackled.

The research will address green engine technologies, alternative fuels, novel aircraft/ engine configurations, intelligent low-weight structures, improved aerodynamic efficiency, airport operations and air traffic management as well as manufacturing and recycling processes.

The ‘Clean Sky’ Joint Technology Initiative will bring together European R&D stakeholders to develop ‘green’ air vehicle design, engines and systems aimed at minimizing the environmental impact of future air transport systems.

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