Environment

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

May 10, 2021, 11:12 AM

Wright Electric Advances Plans For Electric Airliner

The electric propulsion specialist has demonstrated an inverter that it says will support a 2 MW motor with hybrid-electric, electric or hydrogen power.

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Atlantic Aviation refueller
Apr 23, 2021 - 12:31 PM
Atlantic Aviation announced it is now carrying sustainable aviation fuel at its Aspen-Pitkin County Airport FBO in Colorado.
Apr 22, 2021 - 12:49 PM
NBAA used this morning’s Earth Day edition of its news hour webinar to announce the launch of its new Sustainable Flight Department Accreditation Program.
Bye Aerospace eFlyer 800
Apr 22, 2021 - 10:00 AM
Bye Aerospace says its eFlyer 800 will carry up to nine people on flights of up to 500 nm, powered by a pair of new Safran electric motors.
Apr 22, 2021 - 9:31 AM
British Airways’ parent company commits to buying 1 million tonnes of SAF each year.
SAF tanker at Zurich Airport
Apr 20, 2021 - 12:13 PM
EBAA today hosted its first Sustainable Aviation Fuel Summit with a slate of industry experts, regulators, aircraft operators, and fuel companies.
Apr 20, 2021 - 10:49 AM
A new paper published by Eurocontrol asserts that through collaborative efforts, aviation can cut emissions by a quarter with existing technology.
Apr 20, 2021 - 9:30 AM
Environmental groups and Fortune 500 companies join forces in the launch of the Sustainable Aviation Buyers Alliance.
Tanker truck at the Selby terminal near San Francisco.
Apr 19, 2021 - 2:37 PM
Tanker trucks can now directly load Neste sustainable aviation fuel at the Selby fuel distribution terminal near San Francisco, improving its distribution.
Atlantic Aviation refueller
Apr 16, 2021 - 3:18 PM
Atlantic Aviation has fully replaced conventional fossil-based diesel fuel with renewable diesel at its Los Angeles International Airport FBO.
Telluride Regional Airport ramp with mountains
Apr 16, 2021 - 12:25 PM
Colorado’s Telluride Regional Airport (KTEX) became the first location in Colorado to continually stock sustainable aviation fuel.