Environment

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

Production engineer examining flask of sustainable aviation fuel
Aug 17, 2022 - 1:39 PM
Aviation groups including NBAA and NATA are applauding President Biden’s signing into law of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 yesterday.
Aug 15, 2022 - 1:08 PM
House approves SAF blender's tax credits as part of passage of Inflation Reduction Act.
Signature Flight Support Fuel truck alongside a business jet on the airport ramp in Vail, Colorado
Aug 3, 2022 - 1:46 PM
Signature's Vail Valley Jet Center is the first aviation facility to receive Tier 3 recognition under NATA's new sustainability standard.
VerdeGo Aero's VH-3 generator has a power rating of 185 kW.
Aug 1, 2022 - 6:54 AM
Raytheon's investment in VerdeGo Aero launches a hybrid-electric propulsion collaboration between the start-up and aircraft engine maker Pratt & Whitney.
Aerial view of Neste fuel tanks
Jul 28, 2022 - 11:24 AM
Neste's latest addition to its global feedstock network will be Ireland-based Walco Foods.
Jul 27, 2022 - 12:31 PM
The Air Charter Association has been invited to join a UK task force on achieving zero-emissions flight.
Business jet fueling with SAF
Jul 26, 2022 - 12:18 PM
A new uplift receipt program introduced by NATA and 4Air will allow FBOs to issue customers formal receipts documenting their SAF usage.
Jul 25, 2022 - 12:43 PM
SAF pioneer Gevo will establish its first commercial production facility in South Dakota.
Jul 23, 2022 - 10:50 AM
Hydroplane is bringing its hydrogen fuel cell powerplant to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh to assess interest from aircraft builders.
Ampaire EEL hybrid-electric airplane
Jul 23, 2022 - 10:01 AM
Ampaire's EEL completed the longest flight by a hybrid-electric aircraft when it was flown from California to Oshkosh.