Hydrogen plane looks to gain serious altitude

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China lands its first biofuel flight

China’s largest private carrier has completed the nation’s first commercial flight powered by waste cooking oil. Hainan Airlines used biofuel made by Sinopec from waste cooking oil collected from local restaurants to fly from Shanghai to Beijing. Both engines in the Boeing 737-800 were powered by a fuel blend of around 50% aviation biofuel mixed […]

Solar powered plane finishes groundbreaking US tour

A solar powered plane touched down at JFK airport over the weekend, marking the final leg of a groundbreaking tour around the United States. The Solar Impulse flew from Washington to New York despite damage to one of its wings. Piloted by Swiss co-founder and CEO Andre Borschberg, the plane made the journey in 18h23min […]