Aviation Policy News: Airport rankings, propaganda from air marshals, and more

In Politics by Michael Rae

In this issue:

Electric hybrids—an overlooked market?

FAA’s eVTOL regulatory framework takes shape

New propaganda from Federal Air Marshals

J.D. Power annual airport ratings

A possible breakthrough in sustainable aviation fuel

Does aviation face a “climate crisis”?

News Notes

Quotable Quotes

Electric Hybrids—An Overlooked Market?

I continue to puzzle over the hype about tiny electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOLs) as the coming revolution in aviation. To be sure, the idea is cool, and it increasingly appears to be technically feasible. All-electric means no vehicle emissions (despite the carbon footprint of battery production and disposal). And eVTOLs seem likely to be far quieter than helicopters, whose market they will

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