Environment

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

Spire Aviation
Aug 3, 2020 - 11:50 AM
Data gathered from Spire's satellites showed a 43 percent reduction in flights, resulting in a cut in carbon dioxide emissions of just over 70 percent.
ZeroAvia Piper M-Class
Jul 23, 2020 - 12:18 PM
ZeroAviation is flight testing a hydrogen-powered six-seat aircraft, but says that by 2040 the technology could carry 200 people more than 3,000 nm.
EmbraerX eVTOL
Jul 23, 2020 - 11:00 AM
EmbraerX is stepping up development of a four-seat, all-electric eVTOL, while also preparing a concept of operations for urban air traffic management.
Air bp refueler
Jul 22, 2020 - 7:00 AM
While air traffic levels have plummeted during the Covid pandemic, Air bp still sees a strong case for the continued adoption of SAF.
SAF tanker at airport
Jul 21, 2020 - 5:57 PM
A soon-to-be-published report will examine why the UK has no SAF industry and what can be done to launch one.
Airbus concept aircraft (Photo: Airbus)
Jul 21, 2020 - 4:59 PM
While FIA Connect panelists agreed a mix of approaches will be necessary to achieve zero emissions, Airbus is eying hydrogen for its airliner ambitions.
ZeroAvia hydrogen aircraft
Jul 21, 2020 - 11:13 AM
Roland Berger this week published a roadmap to get the aviation industry to achieve its net zero environmental goals by 2050.
Jul 21, 2020 - 10:15 AM
Underlining the association's increasing focus on sustainability, it has elevated its environmental subcommittee to full committee status.
Faradair
Jul 21, 2020 - 9:36 AM
UK government and industry leaders consider the steps they will need to take to generate rapid progress in achieving net-zero carbon objectives.
Sustainable Composites
Jul 21, 2020 - 8:15 AM
Despite the aerospace industry's high rate of aluminum aircraft recycling, use of composites is adding a layer of complexity to that effort.