Environment

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

Apr 16, 2019 - 10:41 AM
Extension of the biodiesel fuel tax incentive will sustain and grow nascent sustainable alternative jet fuel production, aviation groups say.
Apr 10, 2019 - 11:34 AM
The ICAO-sponsored event will attract attendees from all segments of the aviation fuel chain, to Montreal at the end of April.
Aerion AS2
Apr 4, 2019 - 10:45 AM
The manufacturer says its engine and fuel systems will be able to take any fuel blend up to 100 percent.
biofuel researcher
Apr 1, 2019 - 11:10 AM
A recent study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory says that with tweaks to the production process, biofuels could be priced at a par with Jet A.
Mangrove Swamp
Mar 29, 2019 - 9:15 AM
Oslo-based Sundt Air has pledged to neutralize double the carbon emissions from its charter flights this year.
On March 21 it was 20 years since Breitling Orbiter 3 landed.
Mar 22, 2019 - 2:41 PM
Piccard said historic achievement, peobably the last great aviation achievement of the 20th Century, seems like "only yesterday."
Mar 21, 2019 - 1:03 PM
The FAA has developed a voluntary program for monitoring, reporting, and verifying CO2 emissions.
Gulfstream service center, Long Beach, California
Mar 15, 2019 - 12:00 PM
World Energy is providing the sustainable alternative jet fuel Gulfstream sells from its Long Beach Airport facility.
Feb 14, 2019 - 12:27 PM
Operators of newer EASA-certified large airplanes and large helicopters are now required to phase out the use of Halon as an onboard fire extinguisher.
Jet A tanker
Feb 1, 2019 - 11:28 AM
The day-long event highlighted the fuel's use for business aviation. A similar gathering is planned for the UK's Farnborough Airport this spring.