An extraordinary technological effort to define propulsion systems of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption

Challenge/Domain
Challenge: 
Protecting the environment and the energy supply
Domain category: 
Technology
Enabler
Enabler: 
An extraordinary technological effort to define propulsion systems of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
Cluster of enablers: 
An extraordinary technological effort to define the air vehicles of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
Capability
Capability: 
To define revolutionary propulsion system concepts that offer game changing reduction in environmental impact and energy consumption
Sub capability: 
To define revolutionary propulsion systems that fully utilise the potential of novel avaition fuels for reducing environmental impact
R&I needs: 
Broadened fuel specification to cater for non-Kerosene fuels
Achievements
2020: 
* Investigate possible optimisation of fuel on current aircraft * Alternative liquid fuel : Engine, system & aircraft compatible fuel (including bio-fuels)
2035: 
* Work on possible ways to make aircraft more tolerant to fuel quality (ex. Contaminants)

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