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2014-07-15 04:20:15

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by Jet Airways and Jet Lite to supply the wheels and carbon brakes for their new fleet of 50 Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will provide the equipment through its Landing Systems facility located in Troy, Ohio. The 737 Next Generation carbon brakes use proprietary DURACARB® carbon heat...

2014-07-13 23:01:29

The growing trend of improving fuel efficiency and stringent environmental regulations, are contributing to the growth of the fuel additives market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-fuel-additives-4338185398.html (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Fuel additives are chemicals, which are added to various fuels such as gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, kerosene, and so on, in order to enhance their performance. Fuel additives are also responsible for reducing the corrosion effects caused...

2014-07-09 08:22:51

Facility will be the first commercial-scale renewable jet fuel production facility outside of North America DES PLAINES, Ill., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its green fuels process technology has been selected by Petrixo Oil & Gas to produce renewable jet fuel and renewable diesel at a new refinery to be built in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. Petrixo will use UOP Renewable Jet Fuel process technology to process...

2014-06-16 08:20:59

GOL Airlines, the official airline of the Brazil soccer team, will use Honeywell Green Jet Fuel on 200 commercial flights during the 2014 World Cup DES PLAINES, Ill., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Honeywell Green Jet Fuel(TM) produced from its UOP Renewable Jet Fuel process will power 200 commercial flights on GOL Airlines during the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM) in Brazil. GOL Airlines, the official airline of the Brazil...

2014-05-30 23:09:28

The Legacy 650 has truly redefined the super midsize category with its incredible range, comfort and productivity. As an extended-range version of the legacy 600, the jet offers the same spacious three-zone cabin, but with better fuel efficiency through structural and technological modifications. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Starbase Jet, a leading private jet services provider, continues to grow its fleet with the recent addition of a Legacy 650 – the first available for charter in...

2014-05-12 08:22:11

Leading aerospace companies share commitment to research, develop biofuel in Brazil SAO PAULO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. (BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) today announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. Under a memorandum of understanding, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, as well as fund and coordinate research with Brazilian universities and...

NASA's ACCESS II Alternative Jet Fuel Flight Tests Begin Today
2014-05-09 03:43:26

[ Watch The Video: Falcon 20-E5 Aircraft Flies Close Behind NASA DC-8 To Sample Exhaust ] NASA NASA took to the skies today -- along with international partners the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and National Research Council of Canada (NRC) -- to begin a series of flight tests to gather critical data that may aid in the development of cleaner aircraft fuels. The flight tests over Palmdale, California, called Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions II (ACCESS...

High-Flying Sequel Set To Premier By NASA Aeronautics
2014-04-24 03:43:12

Jim Banke, NASA [ Watch The Video: NASA Prepping HU 25C Guardian For ACCESS II Test Flights ] It's the season for sequels. Not only in Hollywood, but over the high desert of California as well. For the second time in as many years, NASA researchers beginning in early May will take to the skies with a DC-8 and other aircraft to conduct a series of flight tests designed to study the effects on emissions and contrail formation of burning alternative fuels in jet engines. And just...

2014-04-22 20:20:30

Avianca/Byogy Team to perform advanced Flight Testing using the CFM-56 powered A.319 to acquire test data, support Environmental Impact Study, and lead ASTM Specification adoption of Byogy's ATJ full replacement renewable jet fuel. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to deliver price competitive, 100% replacement biofuels, Byogy Renewables and airline partner Avianca Brasil have launched a significant initiative to support advanced testing to...

NASA HU-25 Guardian measures chemical components from the larger DC-8
2014-04-11 03:00:02

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has signed separate agreements with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to conduct a series of joint flight tests to study the atmospheric effects of emissions from jet engines burning alternative fuels. The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS II) flights are set to begin May 7 and will be flown from NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards,...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.