A Review of the Potential of Liquid-Methane Fuel for Supersonic Transports
Starting in late 1964, studies have been conducted to explore the potential of liquid methane as a fuel for aircraft[1–4]. Particular emphasis has been placed on its application to the proposed commercial supersonic transport (SST). The purpose of this paper is to review, for the nonairplane specialist, the results obtained to date.
KeywordsNoise Limit Engine Noise Turbojet Engine Direct Operating Cost Supersonic Aircraft
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