Aviation Emissions Could Be Recycled into Jet Fuel

Aviation Emissions Could Be Recycled into Jet Fuel

Emissions from aircraft could soon be captured and reused as jet fuel. Engineering companies around the world are developing systems that can turn potentially harmful gases into useful energy. BBC News reports that green aviation specialists, SkyNRG are working with...
Safety alert from NTSB to prevent jet fuel contamination

Safety alert from NTSB to prevent jet fuel contamination

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued on Wednesday a Safety Alert SA-079 warning providers of jet fuel to take measures to prevent contamination of jet fuel by diesel exhaust fluid. Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) is required for all new on- and off-road,...
How Much Fuel the Aeroplane Needs?

How Much Fuel the Aeroplane Needs?

Have you ever realized how pilots know how much fuel they need for an aeroplane? It is not as simple as it sounds. A lot of people think that it is the same as with the car, you put fuel nozzle into a car and just load the full tank with fuel, but, actually, the...
Jet fuel from sugarcane? It’s not a flight of fancy

Jet fuel from sugarcane? It’s not a flight of fancy

The aviation industry produces 2 percent of global human-induced carbon dioxide emissions. This share may seem relatively small – for perspective, electricity generation and home heating account for more than 40 percent – but aviation is one of the...
HOW MUCH FUEL ARE AIRCRAFT REQUIRED TO CARRY?

HOW MUCH FUEL ARE AIRCRAFT REQUIRED TO CARRY?

How much fuel are aircraft required to carry? The refueling process is a bit different at every airport. The types and frequency of aircraft served, proximity to fuel delivery systems, environmental considerations, and–most importantly–safety all determine...
Aviation Fuel Overview

Aviation Fuel Overview

Aviation fuel is a specialized type of petroleum-based fuel used to power aircraft. It is generally of a higher quality than fuels used in less critical applications. Such as heating or road transport, and often contains additives to reduce the risk of icing or...