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ACCESS2 - Alternative-Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions

  • February-April 2014
  • Understand the effects of biofuel blending on aircraft engine emissions, ice clouds, and climate
  • Collaboration with German & Canadian researchers

The NASA Falcon aircraft studying the contrails produced by the NASA DC-8 burning biofuel.

The ACCESS-2 Science Team in front of the NASA DC-8 (center, background), NASA Falcon (right), National Research Council Canada CT-133 (foreground), and German Aerospace Center (DLR) Falcon (left).