News - 29 May 2014
Two aircraft engine concepts, geared turbofan and open rotor, can enable a significant reduction to aircraft fuel consumption.
With open rotor, the potential reduction is 15 per cent. These are...
News - 18 Jun 2009
Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to jointly explore and develop application of IAI's proposed new concept known as "Taxibot" -...
News - 4 Mar 2008
Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, today announced it has selected Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines to power its Boeing 787-9 fleet of aircraft.
The order, worth...
News - 30 Mar 2009
Air Mobility Command bases are using a new aircraft engine wash system that's not only better for the plane, but also it is better for the environment.
The EcoPower Engine Wash System is a...
News - 18 May 2009
The Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA) has reached another milestone with the launch of Version 2.0 of its prestigious Best Management Practice (BMP) Guide, the industry standard for the...
News - 6 Jan 2016
The nation’s airlines could realize more than $250 billion dollars in savings in the near future thanks to green-related technologies developed and refined by NASA’s aeronautics...
News - 3 Jul 2008
Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan [GTF] demonstrator engine has completed Phase II ground tests and has been cleared for flight testing.
In a GTF engine, a state-of-the-art gear system...
News - 5 Feb 2008
An Airbus A380 aircraft has successfully completed the world’s first ever flight by a commercial aircraft using a liquid fuel processed from gas (Gas to Liquids - GTL) in the first stage of a...
News - 16 Mar 2017
A new study found that the biofuels used to power jet engines can help to reduce particle emissions in their exhaust by nearly 50 to 70%, and this could influence airline economics and...
News - 19 May 2015
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. and its fuel supplier, World Fuel Services Inc., recently finalized a three-year agreement that provides Gulfstream with a consistent supply of renewable fuels for its daily...