Synthetic fuel

In May, an A330-200 operated by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines made a 10-hour flight from Amsterdam to Aruba with tanks filled with a 20-percent blend of fuel made from used cooking oil.
Jul 14, 2014 - 6:05 AM
Technological alternative fuels are advancing but questions remain over the economics.
Feb 24, 2010 - 6:48 AM
As government and industry plan for more environmentally friendly energy sources, companies continue to invest in and research alternative fuels for aviati
Jan 27, 2010 - 4:08 AM
The University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) was awarded a nearly $50 million six-year research grant from the Air Force to develop advanced fuels an
Dec 23, 2009 - 10:04 AM
The University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) has been awarded a nearly $50 million six-year research grant from the Air Force to develop advanced fue
Jul 28, 2009 - 5:48 AM
The prospect of synthetic fuel qualification took an important step closer to reality last month when ASTM International’s aviation fuels subcommittee pass
Feb 27, 2008 - 5:14 AM
Airbus on February 1 successfully made what it billed as the world’s first flight of a commercial aircraft powered by synthetic fuel.
Feb 6, 2008 - 10:19 AM
The December nonstop coast-to-coast flight of an Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster III using a synthetic fuel blend, the first for the type, is the latest
Dec 27, 2007 - 7:37 AM
On December 17 a C-17 Globemaster III heavy airlift airplane touched down at McGuire AFB in New Jersey, completing the type’s first transcontinental flight