All About SAF: Gulfstream’s Charles Etter on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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ASG’s Max Buirski talks to Gulfstream Technical Fellow Mr. Charles Etter about his focus on environmental strategy, why sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is the way of the future, SAF’s performance, availability and the cost/benefit analysis behind using it, Gulfstream’s overall focus on environmental responsibility, why the business aviation industry must lead the way in reducing carbon emissions, what’s happening at the State and Federal level, in other countries and much more.

Main Content

[2:40]

Why Charles is focused on environmental matters and sustainability

[6:00]

What defines sustainable aviation fuel

[9:30]

It’s availability and where to get it

[11:49]

Lowering carbon emissions

[15:28]

The cost/benefit analysis for using SAF

[17:43]

Carbon offsets and Gulfstream’s effort to decarbonize the industry

[20:22]

Performance: why Charles thinks SAF “isn’t like Jet-A, it is Jet-A”

[20:35]

The business aviation industry’s responsibility to lead the way on reducing carbon emissions

[28:00]

The coming ‘Sustainable Aviation Coalition’ summit in March

[35:55]

Gulfstream’s efforts to increase the availability of SAF

[36:58]

Crossing the One Million mark

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