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Phillips 66 is planning to fully convert its San Francisco Refinery in Rodeo, California from crude oil processing to renewable fuels.
The private lift provider has introduced a carbon-offset option for its customers.
The FAA has extended the rule requiring pilots operating civil helicopters under VFR to use the New York North Shore helicopter route to Aug. 5, 2022.
Electric propulsion specialist MagniX is stepping up flight testing of electric versions of the Cessna Caravan and DHC-2 Beaver.
Data gathered from Spire's satellites showed a 43 percent reduction in flights, resulting in a cut in carbon dioxide emissions of just over 70 percent.
ZeroAviation is flight testing a hydrogen-powered six-seat aircraft, but says that by 2040 the technology could carry 200 people more than 3,000 nm.
EmbraerX is stepping up development of a four-seat, all-electric eVTOL, while also preparing a concept of operations for urban air traffic management.
While air traffic levels have plummeted during the Covid pandemic, Air bp still sees a strong case for the continued adoption of SAF.
A soon-to-be-published report will examine why the UK has no SAF industry and what can be done to launch one.
While FIA Connect panelists agreed a mix of approaches will be necessary to achieve zero emissions, Airbus is eying hydrogen for its airliner ambitions.