US FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt announced yesterday at ATW's Eco-Aviation Conference that the agency has awarded $125 million to five companies to "develop and demonstrate technologies that will reduce commercial jet fuel consumption, emissions and noise." The five-year contracts are part of FAA's Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise program, or CLEEN. The five companies--Boeing, GE Aviation, Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce-North ...

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