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  • Fuel Additives for Diesel, Gasoline and Aviation

    Fuel additives are the chemicals that are used to enhance the properties of the fuel to which these are added. These are mixed with fuel such as gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, fuel oil, etc. to improve fuel efficiency and economy. These help the fuel in meeting environmental emission control standards and improve engine or vehicle performance. Apart from these qualities, the ...


  • ELP Fuel Is Grabbing Attention of the Aviation Industry

    LP fuel has been a topic of great argument in the Aviation Industry. This ELP fuel is an outcome of the plastic waste. In order to come to a conclusion, a trip from Sydney to London has been planned. Pilot Jeremy Roswell is going to fly a Cessna 182 in a single- piston engine using this plastic waste fuel. If he completes the trip successfully, this fuel from waste would gain a considerable ...


    By Zorba Industries

  • EI revises handbook on aviation fuel cleanliness

    The Energy Institute (EI) today (Nov 19, 2014) has published EI 1550 Handbook on equipment used for the maintenance and delivery of clean aviation fuel (2nd edition), updating one of the key information resources for the aviation fuel supply industry. The first edition, published in 2007, became one of the most widely distributed EI publications and was cited by the International Civil Aviation ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Aviation Turbine Fuels Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons

    Renewable synthesized iso-paraffinic fuel has now been included in ASTM International standard D7566, Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons. A recently approved revision that adds SIP fuel to the D7566 annex directly enables use of the fuels in all airlines internationally. ...


    By ASTM International

  • New global standard for management of aviation fuel quality

    The Energy Institute (EI) and the Joint Inspection Group (JIG) have today (on November 14, 2013) published EI/JIG Standard 1530 Quality assurance requirements for the manufacture, storage and distribution of aviation fuels to airports (1st edition), representing a major step forward for the aviation fuel supply industry. EI/JIG Standard 1530 has been produced in response to the concern that there ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Neste Oil and Lufthansa satisfied with results of renewable aviation fuel trial

    Neste Oil CorporationPress release15 March 2012 at 2 pm (EET) Neste Oil and Lufthansa satisfied with results of renewable aviation fuel trial Neste Oil and Lufthansa tested Neste Oil's NExBTL renewable aviation fuel on a total of 1,187 flights between Frankfurt and Hamburg last year and ...


    By Neste Oil

  • Neste Oil`s renewable aviation fuel to be featured at the Paris Air Show

    Neste Oil Corporation Press release17 June 2011 at 1.15 pm Neste Oil's renewable aviation fuel to be featured at the Paris Air Show Neste Oil is to take part in the Paris Air Show this June (20.6-26.6) to showcase its NExBTL renewable aviation fuel. Based on Neste Oil's proprietary ...


    By Neste Oil

  • ASTM D1655 - 11b standard specification for aviation turbine fuels

    This specification covers purchases of aviation turbine fuel under contract and is intended primarily for use by purchasing agencies. This specification does not include all fuels satisfactory for reciprocating aviation turbine engines, but rather, defines the following specific types of aviation fuel for civil use: Jet A; and Jet A-1. The ...


    By ASTM International

  • Total and Amyris Renewable Jet Fuel Ready for Use in Commercial Aviation

    With the newly revised ASTM standard for jet fuel, Amyris (Nasdaq:AMRS) and Total (CAC:TOTF.PA) today begin to prepare to market a drop-in jet fuel that contains up to 10% blends of renewable farnesane. Developed by  ...


    By Amyris Biotechnologies, Inc.

  • ASTM Aviation Fuel Standard Now Specifies Bioderived Components

    Renewable fuels can now be blended with conventional commercial and military jet (or gas turbine) fuel through requirements in the newly issued edition of ASTM D7566-11, Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons. The revised standard was approved July 1, 2011. Through the new provisions included in ...


    By ASTM International

  • Airlines agree to cut aviation emissions

    A majority of the 190 governments belonging to the international body that oversees civil aviation have agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft. The decision, taken Friday by the International Civil Aviation Organization, will cover 90 percent of worldwide air traffic.  The deal breaks a 10 year ICAO stalemate over greenhouse gases and marks the first time governments have ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Electric Aircraft – the Newest Trend in Aviation

    Ground vehicles are not the only form of transportation making strides in eco-friendly technology. Before long, your aircraft tugs may be pulling ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • UK opposes green aviation targets

    The UK Government is lobbying for aviation to be excluded from an EU plan to boost renewable energy, it has been revealed today. Under EU proposals Europe would have to supply 20 per cent of its energy from renewable energy sources by 2020 - with the UK expected to ensure that 15 per cent of its energy came from green energy by that date. But despite paying lip service to the plan, the UK ...


  • Aviation industry plans to curb emissions

    The aviation industry has taken the first step towards limiting the ever-growing carbon dioxide emissions from aircraft in an attempt to reduce airline contributions to global warming. Delegates at the 39th congress of the International Civil Aviation ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Biofuels an important step in achieving a greener aviation industry

    Aircraft emissions, ground transportation and related travel in the airline and airports business contribute to air pollution and global warming, and carbon reduction in this area has long been an area of research. In 2008 alone, U.S. passenger and cargo airline operations required 16.1 billion gallons or approximately 382.4 million barrels of jet fuel. Commercial aviation consumes 3.0 million ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Aviation industry faces pressure to stop GHG threat

    If commercial aviation were a country, it would rank seventh in global greenhouse gas emissions according to a recent report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The aviation industry ...


    By Climate News Network

  • New figures on the impact of aviation on global climate change

    The contribution of aviation to climate change is increasing. A recent study uses radiative forcing (RF) to quantify and update values on the impact of aviation on the climate. It reveals an increase in total aviation RF of 14 per cent over the period 2000-2005. Radiative forcing (RF) is a measure of the imbalance between incoming solar radiation and outgoing infrared radiation at the surface of ...

  • UN calls for tougher carbon emission targets for aviation

    The UN calls for the aviation industry to improve fuel efficiency by 2% a year to 2020, reports EnvidoThe UN aviation authority, the ICAO, has agreed to halve carbon emissions from aviation by 2050.The International Air Transport Association (IATA) proposal released last month included halving carbon emissions from aviation by 2050, ensuring carbon emissions peak from the same date and improving ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Algae holds promise to make aviation carbon-neutral

    Forget about revolutionary light-weight composite materials: a four-seater propeller plane is more likely to hold the key to the future of aviation. Or at least that"s the hope of European aerospace and defense giant EADS. The group, which owns Airbus, is showing off an aircraft powered by algae juice at the Farnborough Airshow this week. EADS (EURONEXT:FR:EAD) is betting that the small aircraft, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NASA Awards Historic Green Aviation Prize

    NASA has awarded the largest prize in aviation history, created to inspire the development of more fuel-efficient aircraft and spark the start of a new electric airplane industry. The technologies demonstrated by the CAFE Green Flight Challenge, sponsored by Google, competitors may end up in general ...

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