At this year’s SUN ‘n FUN, visitors saw a fuel truck with Swift Fuels emblazoned on its side.
It was there to promote the company’s unleaded UL94 avgas, the first of the company’s products to make it to market.
“We introduced the 94 fuel two and a half years ago to make it clear that this stuff is doable,” said CEO Chris D’Acosta. “People shouldn’t think, ‘Oh my God, is it going to be some weird thing?’ It’s not. It’s just unleaded fuel, that’s all. Airplanes still perform like airplanes.” [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a letter to the leadership of the New Jersey State Senate and General Assembly, National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks asked state lawmakers to oppose a proposed increase in state aviation fuel taxes, stating the proposal “will likely not have the intended effect of raising revenue, but rather reduce investment and good paying jobs in New Jersey.” [Read more…]
HOUSTON – Phillips 66 Aviation has expanded its contract fuel program, Partners-Into-Plane, to allow corporate and charter flight operators (Part 91 and 135) to participate in the program.
Phillips 66 Aviation’s Partners-Into-Plane Program is in its 40th year offering contract fuel. The program does not require fuel releases or contract fuel cards for processing, which streamlines the process, allowing flights to be ready for takeoff faster, according to company officials.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of its ongoing efforts to develop an unleaded fuel for general aviation airplanes, the FAA has selected two unleaded fuels for further testing. [Read more…]