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SUN-to-LIQUID: How sunlight is turned into kerosene

Under the leadership of Prof. Aldo Steinfeld from ETH Zurich, the European joint project SUN-to-LIQUID has now for the first time succeeded in producing solar kerosene. In short, solar fuel has been...

DLR tests ATM system for drones

Up to now, the activity in the airspace above our cities is fairly limited. Air traffic to and from the airports is routed around cities as far as possible. The flight operations of sport and...

Tests in the USA: New rotor blades for wind turbines

Wind energy is regarded as one of the energy sources of the future. Wind power plants generate electricity by driving a generator with a large propeller. Due to their climate-friendly eco-balance,...

It takes time to make aircraft quieter

HAMBURG, 25 November 2018 – Aircraft noise is a frequent nuisance, especially for residents in the neighbourhoods of large airports. Although the problem is far from solved (this fully silent...

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