DLRmagazine 157 – A perfect duet

A spectacular chase in the sky is featured in the DLR magazine 157: NASA's DC-8 flies behind the DLR research aircraft ATRA and analyses its wake. In order to be able to successfully analyse the effect of biofuels on aircraft emissions, the ideal circumstances included low temperature and humid air as these allow clear contrails to be formed.

2018_dlrmagazine-157.pdf (PDF / 11MB)