Environment

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

May 18, 2022, 3:00 AM

ATR Eyes Hybrid-Electric Propulsion for New ‘Evo’ Turboprop

The Franco-Italian OEM is also exploring a new eco-design that includes new propellers as part of its drive to reduce fuel burn and CO2 emissions.

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May 19, 2022 - 12:28 PM
In a document issued during a congressional hearing this week, NBAA detailed business aviation’s commitment to sustainability.
Digital rendering of hybrid-electric Dash 8  aircraft in flight
May 19, 2022 - 9:35 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada has chosen Switzerland’s H55 to supply battery systems for its hybrid-electric Dash 8 demonstrator program.
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.
Surf Air electric-hybrid Cessna Grand Caravan
May 18, 2022 - 1:10 PM
Surf Air Mobility expects to raise $467 million through an IPO, which would fund conversion of its Cessna Grand Caravan fleet to hybrid-electric power.
May 18, 2022 - 12:15 PM
Azzera, a new provider of carbon offsetting and compliance solutions, has introduced services tailored for the business aviation market.
ATR Evo turboprop in flight over clouds
May 18, 2022 - 3:00 AM
The Franco-Italian OEM is also exploring a new eco-design that includes new propellers as part of its drive to reduce fuel burn and CO2 emissions.
May 16, 2022 - 12:54 PM
Forty-two aviation and energy organizations urged that the EPA make "simple fixes" to a proposal on feedstocks used in SAF.
May 13, 2022 - 9:47 AM
In its 16th in a series of “think papers,” Eurocontrol examines cost of emissions reduction measures.
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.