Sacramento Airport Celebrates Opening of 8.9 Megawatt Solar Facility Reduce Carbon Footprint Could be 3rd Party Financed and Operated A maze of Rules Sacramento International Airport announced the opening of a new…
Neighbors to European Airports ARE BEGINNING to benefit from Optimal Profile Descent (OPD) implementation around the continent. Why has the incredibly green EU been so slow in adding OPD to its environmental efforts?
All three of these cases are too late in the process to benefit from a review of the airfield and possible solutions. As/if the tree v. plane conflict develops, with proper O/E analysis, it may be possible to develop solutions which minimize green damage and safety risks.
A team of undergraduates at the University of Maryland has developed a four-rotor helicopter equipped with an array of solar panels. The craft took to the air for nine seconds, lifting more than a foot off of the ground.
Airports have been at the vanguard of this greening movement. Here are two examples of these public institutions exhibiting commitment and progress.
“Endangerment finding” concludes that pollution produced by airplanes endangers human health by contributing to climate change, something EVERY aviation professional should be aware.
This major advance in technology should impact or influence ICAO in the pursuit of a greener aviation industry.
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