View Full Version : Qantas - joins fuel group.

4th Nov 2009, 03:50
"Qantas today announced that it had formally joined the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group (SAFUG), a bipartisan industry group established to accelerate the development and commercialisation of sustainable aviation fuel.

Qantas is also looking at ways to save fuel and reduce carbon emissions, and is pioneering Required Navigational Performance (RNP), which uses leading edge technology to land aircraft efficiently."


About Qantas - Newsroom - Media Releases (http://www.qantas.com.au/regions/dyn/au/publicaffairs/details?ArticleID=2009/nov09/3970)

The Green Goblin
4th Nov 2009, 04:00
I wonder if leaving the gear up on approach until 700 feet was a drag reduction measure to reduce the aircrafts carbon footprint :}

One for the QF spin doctors :E

4th Nov 2009, 05:28
I wonder how much methane does the decomposing body of a goblin produce?:}
One for the Greenies!:E

4th Nov 2009, 06:30
I bet that the drag reduction would have been offset by the methane produced by the two pilots when they realised the gear had not been lowered.....:E

4th Nov 2009, 11:42
Probably not once you factor in the environmental cost to dryclean both their trousers too!