The first test flight of an ultralong-range business jet powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) was achieved using a Rolls-Royce BR725-powered Gulfstream G650 twin-jet over Gulfstream’s headquarters in Savannah, Georgia. At present, SAF is only certified for blends of up to 50% with conventional jet fuel and can be used on all current Rolls-Royce engines.
Avfuel Corporation partnered with Sheltair Aviation and Neste to ensure NBAA-BACE attendees have the option to fuel sustainably for the 2022 show. Avfuel has two truckload deliveries of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel to its branded FBO, Sheltair, at Orlando Executive Airport (KORL) the week of October 10.
Under the agreement, GlobeAir, intends to purchase 12 Lilium Jets to provide premium and business eVTOL flights to its customer base in the French Riviera and Italy.
Alice lifted off at 7:10 a.m. from Grant County International Airport (MWH) in Moses Lake, WA, flying for 8 minutes at an altitude of 3,500 feet. This trailblazing flight of the technology demonstrator provided Eviation with invaluable data to further optimize the aircraft for commercial production.
Alder Fuels uses sustainable biomass, such as regenerative grasses, forest residues, and agricultural waste products, to create a low-carbon to carbon-negative greencrude that can be converted into SAF using existing bio and petroleum refinery infrastructure. In contrast to first generation SAF, which was primarily generated from non-scalable supplies of fats, oils, and grease, these biomass sources are abundantly available, and when repurposed, can contribute to soil regeneration and wildfire mitigation.
VistaJet calls on business aviation to accelerate transition to net zero as it published “A 2022 Action Handbook for Change in Business Aviation”.
The G700 linked Savannah, Georgia, to Geneva in 7 hours and 37 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.90.
New Embraer business jets customers who enroll in the company’s Embraer Executive Care program will receive 25 hours of complimentary carbon-neutral flight hours through 4AIR, offsetting their carbon emissions during their first year of ownership.
The Challenger 3500 aircraft Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) provides detailed information about the aircraft’s life cycle environmental footprint, confirming the strict adherence of the super-midsize jet design with Bombardier’s environmental objectives.
Occupying an area of 190 by 70 metres and equipped with almost 5,000 solar modules, the maximum power output of the new Pilatus photovoltaic plant is sufficient to meet the energy requirements of over 300 single-family homes.