Operations and aircraft design towards greener civil aviation using air-to-air refuelling

@article{Nangia2006OperationsAA,
  title={Operations and aircraft design towards greener civil aviation using air-to-air refuelling},
  author={Raj K Nangia},
  journal={The Aeronautical Journal (1968)},
  year={2006},
  volume={110},
  pages={705 - 721}
}
  • R. Nangia
  • Published 1 November 2006
  • Environmental Science
  • The Aeronautical Journal (1968)
Summary As civil aviation expands, environmental aspects and fuel savings are becoming increasingly important. Amongst technologies proposed for more efficient flight, air-to-air refuelling (AAR), ‘hopping’ and flying in close formation (drag reduction), all have significant possibilities. It will be interesting to know also how these technologies may co-exist e.g. AAR and formation flying. In military use, AAR is virtually indispensable. Its benefits are real and largely proven in hostile and… 

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