Aerospace

News and issues relating to the aerospace industry that are related to the science, engineering and business of flight in space involving civil, industrial and military applications, and similar topics related to flight in the atmosphere of the Earth that are not covered more directly by other AINonline subject channels. In other words, both astronautical and aeronautical subjects, except for those aeronautical topics that are specifically covered elsewhere on this website.

May 24, 2022 - 2:02 AM
With some SAF-use mandates already imposed, and others under consideration, the fuel industry is moving to raise SAF production.
Boeing 737 landing at Farnborough airport during Farnborough International Airshow in 2018
May 19, 2022 - 1:37 AM
After the 2020 show was abandoned due to the Covid pandemic, organizers have invested in new features for the event to be held July 18-22.
Artist rendering of Panama biofuel refinery as seen from aerial view
May 18, 2022 - 1:11 PM
A consortium of energy industry companies has partnered with the Panamanian government to launch what will become the world’s largest biofuel refinery.
Phillips 66 Rodeo, California petroleum refinery facility
May 12, 2022 - 10:18 PM
Phillips 66 has decided to begin conversion of its major San Francisco area petroleum refinery into one of the world’s largest renewable fuels facilities.
Refinery quality manager examining flask of SAF
Apr 26, 2022 - 3:40 PM
A broad-based coalition consisting of nearly 80 aviation stakeholders is urging Congress to enact a blender's tax to spur SAF investment.
World Energy's Paramount Refinery
Apr 25, 2022 - 12:22 PM
World Energy is renovating its sustainable fuel refinery in Paramount, California, which upon completion in 2025 will massively increase its output.
Apr 20, 2022 - 5:46 PM
Idaho’s Friedman Memorial Airport (KSUN) in Hailey closed this week for a month-long runway, taxiway, and apron rehabilitation project. ⁠
Fuel tank facility
Apr 20, 2022 - 1:46 PM
Colonial Pipeline, one of the major fuel carrying arteries feeding the U.S. East Coast, can now carry sustainable aviation fuel.
Reaction Engines test article (Photo: Reaction Engines)
Apr 20, 2022 - 11:47 AM
Reaction Engines is incorporating modifications to its facility in Colorado for the next phase of high-Mach/temperature propulsion technology tests.
SAF production facility
Apr 13, 2022 - 10:34 AM
President Biden has reaffirmed his commitment to sustainable aviation and sustainable aviation fuel in remarks yesterday at an Iowa biofuel plant.