Environment

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

Feb 14, 2019 - 12:27 PM
Operators of newer EASA-certified large airplanes and large helicopters are now required to phase out the use of Halon as an onboard fire extinguisher.
Jet A tanker
Feb 1, 2019 - 11:28 AM
The day-long event highlighted the fuel's use for business aviation. A similar gathering is planned for the UK's Farnborough Airport this spring.
refueller truck
Jan 29, 2019 - 9:00 AM
Having just participated in the flying green event at California's Van Nuys Airport, the fuel distributor is looking to keep the SAJF conversation going.
Jan 25, 2019 - 12:32 PM
Bizjets produce significantly less noise and harmful emissions, and this trend continues to improve compared to the jet and turboprop airline fleet.
Gulfstream, Embraer and Bombardier business jets
Jan 18, 2019 - 11:28 PM
The day-long event, a first for the business aviation industry, attracted organization heads and experts to educate users on why SAJF is on the horizon.
Alternative jet fuel panel at VNY
Jan 17, 2019 - 1:14 AM
The California business aviation hub was chosen as the site for the inaugural industry-wide event due to the state's environmental bent.
aircraft fueling
Dec 26, 2018 - 8:26 PM
The day-long event will mark the first use of renewable fuels in private aircraft.
Dec 26, 2018 - 8:14 AM
Previously available disinsection sprays are considered hazardous materials that can be shipped solely by ground.
Dec 19, 2018 - 2:15 PM
Through December, five major Swedish airports operated by Swedavia will have biofuel available.
Start Pac touts auxiliary power units
Dec 8, 2018 - 4:00 AM
In harsh climates like the Middle East, external power reduces wear on engines and batteries.