Case studies

Environmental
C Series environmental credentials

When we discuss the environmental performance of aircraft and engines, we o...

Environmental
NASA’s continuing work on aviation technology

For the world’s leading civil aerospace manufacturers, researching new, mor...

Environmental
The first solar-powered airport

Solar panels being used at an airport is not an entirely new concept. Airpo...

Environmental
A Standard for CO2

The beginning of 2016 saw a historic milestone passed in the field of aviat...

Environmental
Insect-repellant coating

There have been many innovative solutions to improving fuel efficiency in a...

Environmental
CleanEra

An on-going partnership between KLM and Delft University of Technology has ...

Environmental
Sustainable Taxiing

The environmental impact of the aviation sector is best addressed through r...

Environmental
Research fuels innovation

The mission of Clean Sky, the most ambitious aeronautical research programm...

Environmental
New materials and structural weight saving

The last few decades have seen a steady rise in the amount of ‘composite’ m...

Environmental
Producing highly efficient turbofans

Taking into account the contribution of design to achieve best results in e...

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Investment in recycling pays off

Aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce has developed a recycling programme now o...

Environmental
New engines offer ever-lower fuel burn and emissio...

While aircraft efficiency has increased by well over 70% since the first je...