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Project Reports

Discover now the reports of GARDN projects that were conducted between 2009 and 2019 and the impacts they had on the aerospace industry.

Access all GARDN I projects

Access the GARDN II projects

To discover all the achievements of the projects, consult the annual reports.

SUSTAINABILITY IN AIR TRAVEL

The GARDN team is proud to present its brand new report on GARDN’s contributions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. 

 

SUSTAINABLE AVIATION FUELS: A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE

The GARDN team is proud to present its brand new white paper on Sustainable Aviation Fuels in Canada. It is divided in six main chapters, corresponding to six strategic areas that need to be focused on in order to develop SAF supply chains in Canada.

 

GREENER CANADIAN AEROSPACE - A LOOK TOWARD 2030

This study assessed, in a standardized way and based on selected relevant environmental metrics, the potential environmental benefits of the technologies developed as part of the GARDN projects. The evaluation was carried out in two phases:

1) the individual evaluation of the technology benefits for one flight and

2) the benefits evaluation for an entire fleet of aircraft equipped with the green technologies for the 2018–2030 period.

FINAL REPORT - PROJECT ATM

The objective of the ATM project was to assess the potential for biofuel production using the technology
of thermochemical liquefaction and woody biomass as raw material.

GARDN PROJECT REPORT - CAAFCER

In 2017, NRC initiated the GARDN CAAFCER project, Civil Aviation Alternate Fuels Contrails and Emissions Research, in collaboration with Air Canada, The Waterfall Group, The University of Alberta, SkyNRG and The Boeing Company, with the scientific objective of comparing the characteristics of persistent traces formed by petroleum jet fuel and biofuel.

GARDN PROJECT REPORT - WG21

4 reports summarizing the work done by GARDN.