February 29, 2016

ATR performs Clean Sky’s ‘All Electrical Aircraft’ flight test campaign

An ATR 72 prototype has taken to the skies to launch the second flying demonstration campaign as part of the EU’s Clean Sky Joint Undertaking (CS JU) program. The aim of this flight trial is to test an all electrical energy management system, optimizing the electrical power distribution. This second flight test campaign also performs checks on a new all electrical air conditioning system.

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February 26, 2016

JetBlue joins the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials

New York - JetBlue Airways today announced it has joined The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB). As the first U.S. airline member, JetBlue joins 100 other like-minded organizations in creating a market and standard for sustainable biomass and bio-based products. The RSB is an independent and global multi-stakeholder coalition which works to promote the sustainability of biomaterials. JetBlue will participate in discussions relating to the aviation sector.

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