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.
Looking To Replace Older, Less Efficient Aircraft With Newer
Airbus, Boeing Models
The recent surge in commercial jet orders, particularly for
the Airbus A320neo at the Paris Air Show, may be just the tip of
the iceberg as U.S. airlines reportedly are prepping major fleet
upgrades. Fuel economy would appear to be at the root of the plans
to transition out of older airplanes.
Agency Has Five Working Days To File Court Papers To Extend The
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia
(CASA) suspended the operations of Tiger Airways Australia Pty
Ltd on Saturday 2 July 2011. The action was taken because CASA
believes permitting the airline to continue to fly poses a serious
and imminent risk to air safety.