With the climate crisis, ending commercial aviation’s dependence on fossil fuels is an urgent priority — but it was back in 1988, and in the Soviet Union, when the cryogenically fuelled Tupolev Tu-155 became a pioneer in the field
US plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 builds on Biden-Harris Administration efforts launching Sustainable Aviation Fuels Grand Challenge, electrifying airport equipment and developing more efficient aircraft
Boeing has been awarded a follow-on contract by the US Department of Defense to help sustain C-17 Globemaster III strategic transport aircraft, in a deal that could be worth up to US$23.8bn including potential options and incentives over the next ten years
Turning new scientific evidence into policies, rules and operations regarding climate change - a way forward
Climate change has come to the military. The international drive to reduce the world’s carbon footprint has inevitably meant that air forces are having to explore ways to reduce their dependency on liquid aviation fuel, which is derived from fossil fuel resources.