30 April 2012

Tests of aviation jet biofuel to start

First comprehensive test programs for aviation biofuel with Brassica carinata

Honeywell subsidiary UOP will carry out the program in cooperation with the National Research Council of Canada and Agrisoma Biosciences, earthtechling.com reported Monday.

Blends of Honeywell green jet fuel will be tested at higher ratios than used in previous demonstration flights, which to date have not exceeded a 50/50 blend of biofuel and petroleum-based jet fuel.

… Full Text: http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2012/04/30/Tests-of-aviation-jet-biofuel-to-start/UPI-28231335829349/?spt=hs&or=sn

Tags: aviation industry, green jet fuel

Source: UPI, 2012-04-30.

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