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Extension of the biodiesel fuel tax incentive will sustain and grow nascent sustainable alternative jet fuel production, aviation groups say.
The ICAO-sponsored event will attract attendees from all segments of the aviation fuel chain, to Montreal at the end of April.
The manufacturer says its engine and fuel systems will be able to take any fuel blend up to 100 percent.
A recent study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory says that with tweaks to the production process, biofuels could be priced at a par with Jet A.
Oslo-based Sundt Air has pledged to neutralize double the carbon emissions from its charter flights this year.
Piccard said historic achievement, peobably the last great aviation achievement of the 20th Century, seems like "only yesterday."
The FAA has developed a voluntary program for monitoring, reporting, and verifying CO2 emissions.
World Energy is providing the sustainable alternative jet fuel Gulfstream sells from its Long Beach Airport facility.
Operators of newer EASA-certified large airplanes and large helicopters are now required to phase out the use of Halon as an onboard fire extinguisher.
The day-long event highlighted the fuel's use for business aviation. A similar gathering is planned for the UK's Farnborough Airport this spring.