Environment

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

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.
Dec 4, 2018 - 3:05 AM
New global emissions offsetting scheme set to start on January 1, with two years of benchmarking before first three year offsetting period.
VoltAero iron bird test rig
Nov 6, 2018 - 3:54 AM
Team led by ex-Airbus tech boss is taking a conservative approach, developing redundant-propulsion technology using a Cessna 337 testbed.
Nov 5, 2018 - 9:47 AM
FAA is seeking to determine if the mandate should be extended and what changes might be needed to the route structure, which is intended to reduce noise.
Animal care technicians unloading sea turtles from turboprop
Oct 26, 2018 - 3:31 PM
With the arrival of cold weather in New England, Turtles Fly Too is looking for help moving the endangered sea creatures to southern rehab centers.