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FAA, Airlines, Universities to Develop Cleaner Jet Fuels

The Federal Aviation Administration has selected a team of universities to lead a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) that aims to benefit airlines by developing cleaner jet fuels and exploring other ways to meet next-generation air transportation environmental … Continue reading

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Paris Air Show: Boeing, Airbus Debut Fuel-Efficient Jets

The 2013 Paris Air Show opened this week with a flurry of announcements from Boeing and Airbus about their fuel-efficient planes, the Airbus A350 and Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, the first commercial jets to be made with lightweight carbon composites. Boeing … Continue reading

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Honeywell, Safran Test Electric Aircraft Taxiing System

Honeywell and high-tech company Safran say they have completed the major phase of testing of their electric green taxiing system (EGTS). Developed by EGTS International, a joint venture between Honeywell and Safran launched in 2011, the EGTS technology allows aircraft … Continue reading

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EasyJet to Trial Electric Taxiing System

EasyJet will be the first airline to trial an electric taxiing system being developed by Honeywell and Safran. The budget airline expects to start operational trials next year using the system, which is designed to reduce or completely eliminate the … Continue reading

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Honeywell, Safran Plan Green Jet Taxiing System

Aerospace suppliers Honeywell and Safran have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint venture company charged with delivering an electric, environmentally friendly taxiing system for use on new and existing aircraft. The taxiing system will significantly improve airline … Continue reading

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