Environment

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

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.
Oct 5, 2017 - 6:55 AM
ICAO’s new aviation climate scheme was born following Europe’s ETS was criticized for its “extraterritorial” ambitions.
Sep 25, 2017 - 12:45 PM
European country is not part of the EU but scheme will fill gap in EU-ETS region.
The Aeroplex East complex at VNY
Aug 24, 2017 - 12:26 PM
The solar panels on the roofs of the Aeroplex/Aerolease Group's hangars will provide enough energy to power 200 homes for a year.