Re: End of airliner evolution?

Date:         11 Nov 96 01:52:21 
From: (Tim Russell)
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On 05 Nov 96 04:13:59 , Michael Carley <> wrote:

> (David Lesher) writes:
>>A decade ago, I worked on a project with the {ground} fuel systems
>>guru for UAL. (I'll not name him, but he was noted for bow ties...)
>>He insisted that we'd have one more complete generation of
>>oil-burners, then we'd start to see hydrogen powered aircraft. That
>>would solve the NOx problem, at least.....
>And indeed, last week Aviation Leak reported that Dornier
>were ready to test a hydrogen powered 328.

H2 powered jets are not new it was tested in the 50'a.
I read a quote that H2 was a "terrific fuel for turbines"
I expect that hydrogen will replace fossel fuels in the future

Let's see, you get it from water, when it burns the byproduct is water
do you see a benifit.