Environment

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

Boeing Brian Yutko, Mike Sinnett, Chris Raymond
Jul 19, 2022 - 8:58 AM
Boeing unveiled a data modeling platform to assess SAF and sustainability developments to reach a common goal of net zero aviation emissions.
The Lilium Jet eVTOL aircraft will be used for air services in European cities including Antwerp in Belgium.
Jul 19, 2022 - 8:00 AM
Lilium has signed agreements with a pair of European companies that agreed to buy almost 50 of its eVTOL aircraft.
Left to right;Mohamed Ali, Vice President, Engineering, GE Aerospace; Sabine Klauke, Airbus Chief Technical Officer;  François Bastin, Vice President, Commercial Engines, Safran Aircraft Engines.
Jul 19, 2022 - 8:00 AM
Airbus and CFM announced a collaboration to flight test CFM’s open fan engine architecture on an A380 demonstrator.
Jul 19, 2022 - 6:13 AM
Boeing and Alder Fuels are partnering to increase the availability and supply of sustainable aviation fuel.
Jul 19, 2022 - 4:19 AM
Experts say the technology is fundamental to delivering a 1.5 degree centigrade world.
Zero Petroleum Ikarus C42 microlite on 100 percent synthetic fuel
Jul 19, 2022 - 3:27 AM
Zero Petroleum brought the first aircraft to fly on all-synthetic fuel to the Farnborough Airshow.
Vertical Aerospace VX4 electric aircraft at Farnborough Airshow
Jul 18, 2022 - 6:39 AM
GKN Aerospace and Vertical Aerospace continue their nine-month partnership with the development of EWIS for the all-electric VX4 prototype.
Vertical Aerospace's VX4 eVTOL aircraft at the Farnborough air show.
Jul 18, 2022 - 5:34 AM
Vertical Aerospace is forming a joint working group with Babcock to explore use of the VX4 eVTOL aircraft in EMS, cargo, and military support operations.
United Boeing 737 Max 8 flew a demonstration flight in December using 100 percent drop-in SAF
Jul 18, 2022 - 4:00 AM
Approval of a drop-in fuel standard will predate by several years approval of a separate initiative to develop a non-drop-in standard for 100 percent SAF.
Virgin Atlantic Airways is preparing to operate eVTOL aircraft flights in the UK with the VX4 Vertical Aerospace eVTOL aircraft.
Jul 18, 2022 - 1:01 AM
Test flights with Vertical's VX4 eVTOL aircraft will be from London's Heathrow and City airports, as well as from Bristol and two smaller UK airfields.