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NASA’s DC-8 aircraft tracks fuel in ecoDemonstrator 2023 project with Boeing, partners

NASA’s DC-8 aircraft from Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California flies to Everett, Washington to conduct science research about reducing engine particle emissions.  Partners include Boeing, United, General Electric Aerospace, German Aerospace Center (DLR), the FAA, and World Energy.  Boeing’s new passenger aircraft uses revolutionary Sustainable Aviation Fuel, SAF, and NASA’s DC-8 flies behind the Boeing plane to measure its impact throughout flight.  The results of this study will be released publicly to facilitate the improvement of aviation technology worldwide.

Image Credit: NASA/Jim Ross