On Tuesday, November 28, Virgin Atlantic operated the world’s first transatlantic flight powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Flight 100 departed London/Heathrow at 11.49 am and touched down at New York/JFK just over seven hours later. To mark this momentous occasion in aviation history, this week, we test your knowledge of all things SAF!
A McDonnell Douglas MD-90 has been ferried to a Boeing facility where it will be modified to test the Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) concept as part of NASA's Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project.
The Jekta PHA-ZE 100 is an electric-powered amphibious aircraft for regional operations, including remote communities. Ian Harbison spoke with the company’s CEO, George Alafinov, to find out more
Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston, the RAF’s most senior officer, has steered his service through a period of great change, and his tenure as Chief of the Air Staff has not been without controversy and criticism – but nor has it been without achievement. Jon Lake reports.
NASA’s X-57 Maxwell is intended to provide industry and regulators with the knowledge to revolutionise sustainable aviation. Mark Broadbent learns more
The Heart ES-30 is set to be the biggest electric airliner around when it enters passenger service in 2028. But is it big enough... or is technology standing in the way of what airlines actually want? Richard Schuurman investigates
Airbus has provided an important progress check in its ambitious bid to develop hydrogen-powered aircraft, as Richard Schuurman reports from Toulouse
From eVTOLs to the supersonic Boom aircraft: United Airlines has no shortage of pioneering projects in the pipeline. Richard Schuurman catches up with Lauren Riley, its chief sustainability officer, to learn more.