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Air Force Thunderbirds to perform using camelina blend biofuel

The twists and turns performed by the Air Force Thunderbirds this week may pale in comparison with what’s going on inside the planes. A fuel blend that includes a biofuel made from the camelina flower will power two of the six

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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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USAF Certifies First Aircraft for Biofuel Use, C-17 Globemaster III

The U.S. military is looking to go green across all branches. The USAF has announced that it has certified its first aircraft for use of biofuel. The first aircraft is the C-17 Globemaster III and it has been certified for

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