Environment

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

Apr 5, 2018 - 11:34 AM
Following a test program which met with a positive response, the jet charter marketplace is allowing its operators and customers to choose to go green.
Elizabeth Wood Boeing
Mar 21, 2018 - 9:45 AM
Teams with several stakeholders to identify and develop feed stocks on the continent
Feb 28, 2018 - 3:59 PM
Tests of six different helicopter models last year, which collected more than 1,500 data points, put “scientific rigor behind the rules of thumb."
Feb 20, 2018 - 12:54 PM
NBAA estimates that fewer than 100 operators in North America will be affected by the carbon dioxide cap rules.
Feb 6, 2018 - 12:52 AM
Rolls is focussing on refining next-gen lean-burn combustor as it eyes closer engine-airframe integration, and electrification.
NASA biofuel emissions trial
Dec 24, 2017 - 11:40 AM
Among the findings: biofuels emit less soot, which led to a 50- to 70-percent reduction in particle emissions.
Nov 28, 2017 - 11:06 AM
Partnership with Rolls-Royce, Siemens aims to fly first test bed in 2020
Nov 8, 2017 - 11:53 AM
EASA expresses how and why it plans to adopt the emissions requirement rulemaking the agency proposed early this year.
Oct 23, 2017 - 11:33 AM
FAA is adopting new Stage 5 noise standards for newly certified subsonic jet and transport category airplanes.
Oct 11, 2017 - 1:19 PM
Starting in 2018, fuel purchasers using the Air BP Sterling Card at Signature's U.S. locations will have the fuel offset via BP Target Neutral.