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Gulfstream is the first company to receive the National Aeronautic Association’s “Sustainable Wings” certification for an SAF-fueled record-setting flight.
An unleaded replacement for leaded 100LL avgas is on the short-term horizon and may solve a difficult problem for general aviation.
Clean-technology startup Beam Global believes it has advanced the case for off-grid solar energy as an aircraft power source.
Rolls-Royce has delivered the generator and related power electronics for its new electric propulsion system to its testbed in the UK.
The New England-based regional airline sees strong benefits from electric aircraft services but admits the business case for the switch is not yet proven.
Surf Air Mobility plans to STC an electric-hybrid powertrain for its newly ordered fleet of Cessna Grand Caravan EXs.
The governments of Canada and Quebec have committed to providing half of a C$163 million investment in Pratt Canada’s hybrid-electric demonstrator program.
Europe’s dominant airframe maker has committed to invest in SAF development and production in North America.
The European Commission is seeking to introduce a sustainable aviation fuel blending mandate starting in 2025.
Air bp has sold the first of its SAF ISCC-Plus certified sustainable aviation fuel in Spain to launch customer NetJets Europe.