Environment

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

Sorar flare
Nov 20, 2019 - 5:18 PM
A new 24/7 service provides aviators with updates on possible dangers from solar activity
Britten-Norman Islander
Nov 20, 2019 - 7:19 AM
A UK project is developing a hybrid-electric modification for the Britten-Norman Islander.
Nov 19, 2019 - 2:30 AM
GDC Technics and Aircraft Performance Co. (APC) have been awarded a demonstration contract for an advanced technology wingtip solution from the USAF.
Nov 18, 2019 - 12:04 PM
Extreme Rebellion blocked private jets on November 16 in Geneva as a "non-violent civil disobedience" environmental demonstration.
Nov 18, 2019 - 5:15 AM
Airbus Fello'fly demonstrator project, based on “biomimicry,” aims to adapts birds’ techniques to save energy with group flights.
Nov 17, 2019 - 7:12 AM
The special-purpose terminal designed by Falcon Aviation is suited to all rotorcraft types, but especially the AW609 Tiltrotor.
Nov 15, 2019 - 11:57 AM
The commissioner-designate for transport wavers on the introduction of an EU-wide kerosene tax, doubting its environmental benefits.
Nov 15, 2019 - 2:48 AM
ICAO secretary general Fang Liu spoke at the meeting of directors general of civil aviation for the Middle East in Kuwait City on November 7.
Site for SkyNRG's dedicated SAF production facility
Nov 14, 2019 - 10:06 AM
Slated to go online in 2022, the first dedicated SAF production facility in Europe will provide 100,000 tons of sustainable fuel a year.
Nov 5, 2019 - 6:00 AM
Paramount Business Jets introduced a new calculator to determine a flight's environmental impact and how to offset it.