Environment

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January 18, 2023, 12:12 PM

NASA, Boeing To Fly Truss-braced-wing Demonstrator in 2028

The Sustainable Flight Demonstrator partnership between Boeing and NASA aims to cut fuel burn in narrowbody aircraft by 30 percent.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 12:55 PM
Dovetail Electric Aviation received an AUD$3 million grant from the Australian government to convert turboprop aircraft to electric propulsion.
Samples of SAF in testing lab
Jan 20, 2023 - 10:26 AM
To boost its competitiveness as a global sustainable air travel hub, Singapore is looking to develop the framework to have permanent SAF supplies.
ZeroAvia's Dornier 228 hydrogen-electric prototype airplane first flight
Jan 19, 2023 - 11:57 AM
ZeroAvia's hydrogen-powered Dornier 228 flew for the first time on Thursday.
100LL avgas being dispensed into piston aircraft wing tanks
Jan 19, 2023 - 9:58 AM
In comments to the EPA's proposed endangerment finding on leaded avgas, seven general aviation groups cautioned on need for safe transition to unleaded.
Jan 18, 2023 - 12:12 PM
The Sustainable Flight Demonstrator partnership between Boeing and NASA aims to cut fuel burn in narrowbody aircraft by 30 percent.
business jets lined up on ramp
Jan 18, 2023 - 11:15 AM
EBAA, NBAA, and NATA have co-signed a statement disputing Greenpeace's claims of huge numbers of private aircraft heading to the World Economic Forum.
hangar with solar panels
Jan 17, 2023 - 11:56 AM
NBAA named the latest flight departments to achieve accreditation under its sustainable flight program which was established last year.
Business jet fueling with SAF
Jan 13, 2023 - 1:30 PM
Private fliers heading to the World Economic Forum next week in Switzerland are being urged to use SAF book and claim to spur production.
SEA Prime CEO Chiara Dorigotti
Jan 12, 2023 - 9:44 AM
SEA Prime, which manages the private aviation infrastructure at Milan's airports, will how have continuous supplies of SAF at Linate.
SAF tanker at loading rack.
Jan 11, 2023 - 10:46 AM
The Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association seeks to further educate its members on the benefits of SAF use.