Nosewheel motor to cut airport noise and running costs

August 2005
Engineer (00137758);8/22/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7682, p9
Reports on the potential of the electric motors embedded in aircraft nosewheels to cut airport noise and emissions by reducing the need for planes to run their engines on the ground. Removal of the need for tow tugs; Decline in airlines' operating costs; Decrease in flight turnaround times.


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