Environment

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

December 4, 2018, 3:05 AM

Bizav Operators Prep To Start CORSIA Monitoring

New global emissions offsetting scheme set to start on January 1, with two years of benchmarking before first three year offsetting period.

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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.
Oct 17, 2018 - 9:30 AM
An event scheduled for January 17th in Los Angeles will make the sustainable jet fuel available at all of the airport's FBOs.
Oct 16, 2018 - 9:29 AM
While commerical aviation has made forays into the use of sustainable alternative jet fuels, business aviation has lagged behind.
Oct 14, 2018 - 8:41 AM
Operators can register to be an NBAA "HERO."
Oct 9, 2018 - 1:56 PM
A summer night flying restriction at London Luton and Stansted airports that affected FBOs at those 24-hour airports is due to return next year.
MagniX electric motor test
Sep 27, 2018 - 9:02 AM
MagniX has successfully tested a 350 HP all-electric motor with an aircraft propeller on a Cessna Iron Bird.