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Europe prepares to have jets fly with an eco-fuel mix from vegetable oil and animal fat plus kerosene

Wednesday, November 1st 2017 - 08:02 UTC
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Jets in Europe will soon run on eco-fuel produced from vegetable oil and animal fat. The new fuel will be mixed with traditional kerosene. According to latest reports, planes running on the mixture of renewable and traditional fuel will start flying next year from Geneva in Switzerland. Read full article


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  • Clyde15

    I am directly under the flight path of Prestwick airport whcih is extensively used for crew training. Often I can smell kerosene from the engine exhaust as they pass over.

    Can I now expect the smell of cooking “Big Macs” or “KFC” if this becomes popular with airlines !

    Nov 01st, 2017 - 10:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Voice

    Amazing that burning a carbon based biofuel can emit 90% less carbon than an oil based fuel?

    Clyde, I expect that its the smell of cooking food not the hot oil that makes the smell.

    Nov 01st, 2017 - 11:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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