Environment

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

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.
Aerial view of Satcom Direct's solar farm
Jan 10, 2023 - 12:07 PM
The business aviation connectivity provider has installed a 1,200-panel solar farm at its Florida headquarters.
Image of wind turbines
Jan 5, 2023 - 11:18 AM
Jetcraft has removed 3,596 verified tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions through its partnership with Azzera.
Joby Aviation four-passenger eVTOL aircraft (Photo: Joby)
Jan 3, 2023 - 6:46 AM
The race is on to electrify and increasingly automate aircraft, with the first commercial applications now anticipated in the second half of the 2020s.