Environment

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

Jul 20, 2020 - 4:55 PM
All segments of aviation agree, there is not one magic bullet for solving the industry's carbon emissions quandary.
Faradair's Bio Electric Hybrid Aircraft
Jul 16, 2020 - 11:37 AM
UK startup Faradair is developing the BEHA aircraft with hybrid-electric propulsion, transitioning to all-electric once technology and regulations permit.
VoltAero Cassio
Jul 15, 2020 - 12:53 PM
KinectAir says it intends to be a launch customer for VoltAero's Cassio electric fixed-wing aircraft for its planned charter network.
Bye Aerospace eFlyer 2
Jul 15, 2020 - 10:41 AM
Bye Aerospace aims to have its two-seat eFlyer all-electric aircraft ready to enter service in 2021, followed by the four-seat eFlyer 4.
Jul 10, 2020 - 7:24 AM
From July 28 to 30, the Electric Aircraft Symposium will focus on both eVTOL models and electric fixed-wing aircraft.
HyPoint hydrogen fuel cells
Jul 10, 2020 - 5:47 AM
HyPoint says it will have a 150 kW hydrogen fuel system ready to deliver for an eVTOL or electric fixed-wing aircraft by early 2022.
UDRI researcher examining SAF sample
Jul 6, 2020 - 4:48 PM
A new process that provides a renewable fuel component earlier in the fuel refining procedure has been approved by ASTM, the governing body on fuel safety.
Jul 1, 2020 - 2:11 PM
ICAO’s decision to change the baseline date for Corsia’s emissions calculation has drawn condemnation from environmentalists but applause from airlines.
Farnborough 2018
Jul 1, 2020 - 9:49 AM
FIA Connect will feature a busy program of webinars and conferences, as well as a Meet the Buyer event and online meetings for young people.
Global 7500
Jun 30, 2020 - 9:05 AM
Through the publication of an Environmental Product Declaration, Bombardier is providing full transparency for the Global 7500's life-cycle footprint.