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Japan Airlines SAF – Making Fuel From Old Clothing?

Japan Airlines SAF – Making Fuel From Old Clothing?

Japan Airlines announced the completion of a flight that used Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) made wholly in Japan. From old clothes and fabrics. Seriously! Japan Airlines (JAL) was an early proponent of SAF, emphasizing its environmental identity. They made the first...
Airbus – Hydrogen Plans Still On, For Future Aircraft

Airbus – Hydrogen Plans Still On, For Future Aircraft

Airbus reiterated its commitment on its plans for hydrogen-powered future aircraft. This comes after Boeing chose a different strategy. It seems that Boeing’s plans and statements about hydrogen versus sustainable aviation fuel, struck a nerve with Airbus. First, on...
Hydrogen – Boeing Has No Plans To Use It (Any More)

Hydrogen – Boeing Has No Plans To Use It (Any More)

In a recent press event, Boeing confirmed that it has no plans to pursue hydrogen propulsion for its future aircraft. But this wasn’t always the case. We recently saw that the manufacturer committed to getting its aircraft to be compatible with 100% sustainable fuels...
Rolls-Royce – UltraFan Project Still Goes On

Rolls-Royce – UltraFan Project Still Goes On

Rolls-Royce decided to continue development of its UltraFan engine project, even though it doesn’t have any customer demand for it. For some time now, the British engine manufacturer has specialized itself as an engine maker for long-haul airliners. Rolls-Royce would...
Aerion AS2 – A Supersonic Business Jet In The Making

Aerion AS2 – A Supersonic Business Jet In The Making

Aerion are continuing work to bring to market the AS2, their promising supersonic aircraft. It’s a task full of challenges. But they have some interesting approaches, to meet them! It’s impossible to mention supersonic travel, without referring to the Concorde. It was...