Environment

News about environmental issues relating to aircraft operations, including noise issues, emissisions, and regulations. See Fuel for biofuel.

Sep 1, 2015 - 11:00 AM
NBAA stresses EPA should rebuff a push by some environmentalists for a more stringent standard.
Jul 8, 2015 - 11:48 AM
First mission for phase of testing involving composite insulating materials and vibro-acoustic sensors.
Airbus Helicopters Bluecopter
Jul 7, 2015 - 3:14 PM
Based on EC135 light twin, eco-demonstrator helicopter explores single-engine operations for reduced fuel burn.
Jul 1, 2015 - 9:37 AM
Airline plans to participate in as many as five projects near its hubs
Jun 30, 2015 - 10:23 AM
Plans call for an Embraer airplane to fly ecoDemonstrator trials next year
quiet flying procedures
Jun 29, 2015 - 12:31 PM
The new program supplants the original 1967 noise abatement procedure.
contrails on blue sky
Jun 10, 2015 - 6:18 PM
EPA releases an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking seeking input on an aircraft emissions standard.
May 16, 2015 - 8:45 AM
ABB, Omega, Schindler, Swisscom and Swiss Re have experts contributing to the high-tech Solar Impulse
Apr 6, 2015 - 5:53 PM
Allows Los Angeles Basin residents to review and identify helicopter operations and file a noise complaint about them.
Apr 1, 2015 - 5:52 PM
Air Transport Action Group will showcase 100 "most enterprising, innovative, or interesting case studies” to reduce aircraft CO2 emissions.