SAS 2019 Lands at UC Berkeley, October 7-8, 2019

The Sustainable Aviation Foundation and UC Berkeley team up to host a holistic view of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) The University of California, Berkeley Institute for Transportation Studies (ITS) will host the 2019 Sustainable Aviation Symposium (SAS) on October 7-8 of 2019. Dr. Jasenka Rakas from UC Berkeley and Dr. Brien A. Seeley of the Sustainable Aviation Foundation will co-chair …

SA Symposium 2018 Presentations Now Available on YouTube

Presentations from the 2018 Sustainable Aviation Symposium are now available on YouTube. We’re excited to share this great resource with our community and look forward to your feedback! Check out the full SAS 2018 Presentation Playlist


Regional Sky Transit III: The Primacy of Noise

This AIAA paper from SCITECH 2017 conveys the supreme importance of ultra-low noise to the sustainability and profitability of Regional Sky Transit. It contains new insights about the extraordinary design challenges of matching V/ESTOL performance with ultra-low noise in small 2-seat Sky Taxis, introduces the helpful concept of “Noise to pavement ratio” or NPR, and presents suggestions on best ways …


SA proud to announce The SA Advisory Board

We are proud to announce that the following faculty members have joined the Sustainable Aviation Advisory Board.  The Board will advise SA on future initiatives and tech prizes. You can learn more about board members here.


SA Symposium 2016 Was A Huge Success!

This year at SA Symposium a wonderful group of visionaries and enthusiasts came together to share, discuss and brainstorm a future of electric aviation. Thank you to all speakers and attendees for making SA Symposium 2016 great! Photos and speakers can be found here. See you in 2017!