In Brazil, Boeing and Embraer have opened a joint sustainable aviation biofuel research center in a collaborative effort to further establish the aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. At the Boeing-Embraer Joint Research Center in the São José dos Campos Technology Park, the companies will coordinate and co-fund research with Brazilian universities and other institutions. The research […]
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In Switzerland, Boeing, Airbus and Embraer signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on the development of drop-in, affordable aviation biofuels. The three leading airframe manufacturers agreed to seek collaborative opportunities to speak in unity to government, biofuel producers and other key stakeholders to support, promote and accelerate the availability of sustainable new jet […]
In Brazil, Boeing, Embraer and the Sao Paulo State Research Foundation announced plans to collaborate on long-term aviation biofuels-related research and development. Azul, GOL, TAM and Trip airlines will be strategic advisors in the program. This collaboration is leading the development of a detailed report outlining the opportunities and challenges of creating a cost-effective, bio-derived, […]
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In Brazil, Embraer and GE have successfully concluded their bio-jet fuel tests with an Embraer 170 jet. The series of flights, which happened in August 2011, was to benchmark the performance of E-Jets and CF34-8# engines using Hydro-processed Esters and Fatty Acids under a broad range of unique flight conditions. The flights involved powering one […]
In Brazil, aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Embraer announced plans to jointly fund a sustainability analysis to investigate the possibility of producing renewable jet fuel from Brazilian sugarcane. The study, also funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), will evaluate the environmental effects of jet fuel produced by Amyris from Brazilian sugarcane. Additionally, the World Wildlife […]