More electric power system concepts for an environmentally responsible aircraft (N+2)

NASA has set goals for aircraft entering service in the N+2 timeframe (between 2020 and 2025) of 50 % reduced fuel burn, 75% less NOX emissions and up to 42 dB of noise reduction with respect to the 1998 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Conventional Reference Vehicle. In order for these goals to be achieved a number of fundamental changes must be made… (More)