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September 14, 2021

FAA Awards $100M To Develop Next Generation Of Sustainable Aircraft Technology

CLEEN Project Enters Its Third Phase

The FAA has awarded more than $100 million for companies to help develop technologies that reduce fuel use, emissions and noise. President Biden is taking steps to coordinate leadership and innovation across the federal government, aircraft manufacturers, airlines, fuel producers and more to position American aviation to reach net zero emissions by 2050. “Across the country, communities have been devastated by the effects of climate change – but, if we act now, we can ensure that aviation plays a central role in the solution,” said Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. “These awards will help America lead the world in sustainable aviation."

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ALPA to U.S. Government: No More Excuses, Protect the Flight Deck

Group Maintains All Cargo Aircraft Need Hardened Flight Deck Doors

The Air Line Pilots Association is calling on Federal regulators to address a glaring aviation security vulnerability. Last month, ALPA called on Transportation Secretary Buttigieg to urge the FAA to issue a final secondary flight deck barrier regulation which was mandated by Congress nearly three years ago. “The greatest way to honor the memories of the nearly 3,000 people who died is to use our voices, expertise and resolve to ensure that 9/11 is in America’s past—and not a prelude to another terrorist attack in which airplanes are, once again, turned into weapons of mass destruction,” said Capt. Joe DePete, ALPA president (pictured).

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