November 26, 2015

EU Parliament Sky and Space Intergroup discusses space-based solutions to tackle climate change

Brussels - ASD-Eurospace welcomes the initiative of the European Parliament’s Sky and Space Intergroup (SSI) to organise a high-level event last week enabling MEPs, representatives from the European Institutions and the Industry, as well as various stakeholders from Permanent Representations to the EU and the scientific world, to discuss concrete solutions that space systems can bring in the elaboration of climate adaptation and mitigation policies in order to meet international climate goals.

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November 20, 2015

Rolls-Royce finalizes agreement to participate in FAA CLEEN II Technologies program award

Reston, VA - Rolls-Royce recently finalized its agreement with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to participate in the second phase of its Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions, and Noise (CLEEN) program. Rolls-Royce has received awards of $11 million for two research programs that will concentrate on low nitrogen oxide (NOx) combustion systems and alternative jet fuel testing and evaluation.

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November 12, 2015

Avinor and partners in NEFAB launch free route airspace

Avinor and partners in the North European Functional Airspace Block (NEFAB) introduce major changes in airspace structure and air traffic management systems, contributing to improved flexibility and cost-efficient operational opportunities for airspace users in Estonia, Finland, Latvia and Norway. This is a real example of commitment to the targets of the Single European Sky, creating less fragmented airspace in Europe.

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November 11, 2015

Aviation at COP21

The 21st United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP21) will take place in Paris from 30 November to 11 December 2015.

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