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June 23, 2022, 7:00 PM

Boeing Preaches Pragmatism in Setting Sustainability Priorities

Divergent views of hydrogen’s immediate potential have Boeing and Airbus at odds once again.

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Jun 24, 2022 - 12:25 PM
HAI and the Eastern Region Helicopter Council have partnered with PlaneNoise and the FAA for noise abatement solutions in the Washington, D.C. region.
Jun 23, 2022 - 7:00 PM
Divergent views of hydrogen’s immediate potential have Boeing and Airbus at odds once again.
Airbus H225 in flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel
Jun 23, 2022 - 1:03 PM
An Airbus H225 earlier this month performed the first-ever helicopter flight using 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel in all of its engines.
Jun 23, 2022 - 10:06 AM
SAF transported via the Colonial Pipeline has reached a New York City airport for the first time.
Rolls-Royce is developing new turbogenerators to power hybrid-electric aircraft.
Jun 22, 2022 - 12:40 PM
Rolls-Royce is developing new-generation turbogenerator technology that will be the basis for small engines to power hybrid-electric aircraft.
Jun 17, 2022 - 12:16 PM
The FAA released proposed rulemaking this week to establish FAR Part 38, fuel-efficiency metric requirements for certain large subsonic jet and turboprops.
Avfuel SAF transport truck on airport ramp
Jun 16, 2022 - 9:05 AM
Avfuel has struck a deal to purchase one billion gallons of sustainable aviation fuel from biocrude specialist Alder Fuels over the next 20 years.
Otto Aviation Celera 500L in flight
Jun 15, 2022 - 11:39 AM
Otto Aviation has confirmed plans for a 19-seat, hydrogen-powered version of its Celera aircraft that could be operated on flights of up to 1,000 nm.
Hybrid Air Vehicles' Airlander 10 airship.
Jun 15, 2022 - 8:57 AM
Air Nostrum says it plans to be the launch operator for Hybrid Air Vehicles' 100-seat Airlander 10 airship on domestic routes of up to around 265 miles.
Jun 8, 2022 - 9:28 AM
Universal Hydrogen said it has collected a firm order from prospective regional carrier Connect Airlines to covert 75 ATR 72-600s to hydrogen power.