Environment

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

May 22, 2022, 10:30 AM

Bombardier Sees Blended-wing Future for Business Jets

Bombardier's research and technology teams have been flight testing a scale-model of a blended wing airframe that could be part of a green Eco Jet design.

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Airbus expects one of three ZeroE hydrogen-powered aircraft concepts to reach the air transport market by 2035.
May 26, 2022 - 8:40 AM
A new Airbus Zero Emission Development Center in Filton, UK, will concentrate on the development of a cryogenic fuel system for hydrogen-powered airliners.
Lilium
May 25, 2022 - 3:06 AM
With certification standards being set high, the advanced air mobility community hopes that the concept will receive high public approval.
wall in Bombardier's booth lined with upcycled cardboard tubes
May 25, 2022 - 2:58 AM
Highlighting its new line of upcycled cabin furnishings, Bombardier's booth had an eco-conscious makeover this year.
May 25, 2022 - 2:02 AM
AIN Media Group hosted a meeting about the steps business aviation companies and their customers can take to achieve carbon neutrality.
VoltAero's Cassio 1 hybrid-electric prototype in flight over the coast
May 24, 2022 - 11:17 AM
France’s VoltAero plans to perform demonstration flights with its first Cassio hybrid-electric aircraft starting June 13.
Juergen Wiese and Ed Bolen
May 24, 2022 - 8:03 AM
Monday's sustainability lunch at EBACE examined where the industry is and where it is going on its journey towards net-zero carbon emissions.
May 24, 2022 - 4:39 AM
The manufacturer sees a blended wing as the basis for a quantum leap in carbon reduction, and is now auditing the environmental credentials of current jets
Avfuel returns to EBACE 2022.
May 24, 2022 - 2:25 AM
Avfuel’s Michigan headquarters has been designated as a Tier-1 Green Aviation Business under NATA's Sustainability Standard for Aviation Businesses.
New fuel farm at Gulfstream's Savannah headquarters.
May 24, 2022 - 2:17 AM
With more than a decade of experience in renewable fuel use, Gulfstream has become an industry leader in sustainability.
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.