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Airframer journal -
January 2008 issue

Airframers step up the search for commercially viable clean aviation fuels

The global aircraft industry's commitment to producing commercially viable alternative fuels has never been stronger. It is being driven by the commercial necessity to mitigate the effects of high oil prices and environmental pressures to reduce carbon footprints, as well as heightened US concerns about being economically reliant on petroleum imports.

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Features from this issue:

Alternative commercial aircraft fuels for the short, medium and long-term

Marine algae seen as providing a promising pool of alternative fuel

News from this issue

Airbus introduces more eco-friendly paint job

Arkansas benefits from German investment

China's ambition shows no sign of abating as new year turns

Plans for growth buck the predicted downward trend

Embraer pledges commitment to ‘sustainable growth’

Virgin Atlantic targets a commercial airline bio-first

Research focuses on potential of 'drop in' replacements

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