Aircraft and the Environment Airlines/Community 710311
For many years, the airlines have devoted time, talent, and money to the reduction of both noise and air pollution. The various steps taken by the airlines since 1952 toward noise alleviation are outlined. The need for local government compatible land use control is advocated. The advances made by the airlines in reducing the total amount of pollution created per aircraft engine is described. The further reduction of emissions, as each new jet engine comes into air transport usage, is discussed.