posted on January 17, 2012 at 3:54 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says biofuels are playing a growing role in the civilian aircraft and airline industry and in the military.
Vilsack spoke Monday at a business roundtable meeting at Chicago-based...
posted on May 28, 2010 at 3:05 PM
Many of America’s living WWII vets have never seen their memorial in Washington. But a patchwork of nationwide volunteers are racing against the clock to make their cross-country trip a reality.
posted on July 17, 2009 at 8:07 PM
WASHINGTON — A much-criticized subsidy for rural air travel would get a budget increase of more than 40 percent under a spending bill unveiled in the House on Monday.
posted on January 9, 2009 at 8:01 PM
Continental Airlines Inc ratcheted up the race to develop alternate fuel for passenger planes Wednesday as it successfully flew a Boeing 737 twin-engine jet powered partly by algae and weed.
posted on January 2, 2009 at 8:01 PM
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Air New Zealand has tested a passenger jet powered partially with oil from a plum-sized fruit known as jatropha, in efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and cut its fuel bill.
posted on May 5, 2006 at 8:05 PM
In preparation for a possible U.S avian flu pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is calling for a new information database.
posted on September 28, 2001 at 8:09 PM
Flying small crop dusting planes has been off and on again twice since the September 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
posted on September 21, 2001 at 8:09 PM
On Wednesday, rural airspace was reopened to small planes that operate under visual flight rules. The small private planes -- many of which are used by large farms to survey farmland or do aerial spraying -- typically have little contact with air...