Accession Number:

ADA509846

Title:

Alternative Fuel Sources for Military Aviation

Descriptive Note:

Master thesis

Corporate Author:

MARINE CORPS COMBAT DEVELOPMENT COMMAND QUANTICO VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

The use of alternative fuel in military aviation has to be looked though different lens to consider it a viable option. Many different groups for many different reasons can lobby the use of alternative fuel in military aviation. Four different types of alternative fuel sources are researched for this paper synthetic fuel, biofuel, hydrogen fuel cell, and solar. All four have positive and negative attributes for military aviation. In considering the four different alternative fuel sources, they must be looked at for their cost to national security, the environment, and viability.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE