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USAF flies F-22 Raptor on synthetic biofuel

An F-22 Raptor successfully flew at supercruise March 18 on a 50/50 (E50)  fuel blend of conventional petroleum-based JP-8 and biofuel derived from camelina, a weed-like plant not used for food. The flight was the capstone of a series of

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Posted in Biofuel for Military, Biofuel Research, News

‘Biofuels availability too low, costs not competitive’ Says Shell

The price of jet biofuels is too high to be competitive against traditional fossil jet fuels, according to Gary Woodward, general manager operations/technical and supply at Shell Aviation. He gave the news to the Aviation Fuel Forum in Prague, Czech

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