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Airplanes and climate: the rise of temperatures will have consequences on aviation

Rome, Italy - According to a research the heat of the air will have a significant impact on takeoff of aircraft

A big number of airplanes -among ten and thirty percent- that every year now depart at the hottest times of the day, might be asked in the next decades to reduce their weight at takeoff. To explain it is a scientific study with the title "The impacts of rising temperatures on aircraft takeoff performance" by Ethan D. Coffel, Terence R. Thompson and Radley M. Horton from different American research...

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