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Questions tagged [emissions]

For questions related to the emissions of exhaust gasses and particles by aircraft.

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How to calculate hydrocarbon emissions for large aircraft?

I found a paper which talks about hydrocarbon emissions from a small aircraft for piston engines, but I was wondering can I apply it to turbine engines as well?
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Would it be viable to use jet blast deflectors as a power source?

From an environmental point of view would installation of windmills just before jet blast deflectors provide enough power to power up all machinery at airports? How much of a reduction in reliance on ...
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What is TAPS in this report?

In researching for this question, I came across some reports from EASA referring to TAPS. What is the meaning of TAPS in this context?
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How much pollution is created by an airplane taking off?

I read on a site that a 747 taking off emits the same amount of air pollution in the first 5 miles or so as 3000 cars. This seems extreme (accepting that the cars will be average). Are there any ...