Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 56. SAF non-CO2 effects

February 3, 2023, ©. Leeham News: We’ve gone through the composition of Sustainable Aviation Fuel, SAF, its production, and its cost. We’ve also discussed its effect on CO2 emissions from Air Transport. An important part of SAF’s advantages… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 55. Sustainable Aviation Fuel feedstocks

January 27, 2023, ©. Leeham News: Last week, we learned the main pathways to Sustainable Aviation Fuel and their production volumes for the next years. Now we look at the feedstocks, what output we get from these, and… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 54. Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production

January 20, 2023, ©. Leeham News: Having introduced Sustainable Aviation Fuel, SAF, as essential for reducing Green House Gases (GHG) until 2050, we now look at how SAF is produced, what pathways from feedstock to SAF are the… Read More

Pontifications: “What can be. What should be.”

Jan. 17, 2023, © Leeham News: “What can be. What should be.” This was the title of an address last week at the University of Washington’s aerospace department. The speaker: the former CEO of The Boeing Co., Phil… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 53. Sustainable Aviation Fuel

January 13, 2023, ©. Leeham News: Last week, we could see in an example how effective Sustainable Aviation Fuel, SAF, blended into our regular Jet fuel, would be in reducing CO2 emissions until 2050. It’s the only technology… Read More

Boeing needs “real honest-to-God product development:” ex-CEO

By Scott Hamilton Jan. 10, 2023, © Leeham News: An ex-chief executive officer of The Boeing Co. said Jan. 9 that the company needs to undertake “real honest-to-God” product development, or it will lose the skills required to… Read More

Airbus Summit Showcases Sustainability Status

By Bjorn Fehrm December 7, 2022, © Leeham News was at Airbus Summit: Airbus briefed media and influences on its Sustainability progress during briefings in Toulouse and Munich last week. Here is an update on where Airbus is… Read More

Regulators need to understand realities, complexities of achieving ecoAviation goals

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Dec. 5, 2022, © Leeham News: Battery power. Hybrid-battery. Hydrogen. Hydrogen-hybrid. Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Boeing’s 777 ecoDemonstrator. Boeing launched the ecoD program 10 years ago. Credit: Boeing. Whatever the path chosen by the… Read More

“The music will stop” because aviation will miss target “green” deadlines: Boeing’s Calhoun

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton David Calhoun. Source: Boeing. Oct. 24, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing CEO David Calhoun believes that the plethora of concepts for shifting to “green” aviation may be confusing policymakers. And, he says, the… Read More

ICAO report outlines steps to reduce aviation’s carbon output

Subscription Required By BRYAN CORLISS Sept. 5, 2022, © Leeham News: Saying the climate crisis now is at “Code Red for Humanity,” the UN-sponsored International Civil Aviation Organization is calling on nations and companies to increase their investments… Read More