Air Force Working With Allies To Test, Certify Alternative Fuel Blends

By Courtney Albon / October 26, 2012 at 7:28 PM
The Air Force recently partnered with Canada to test and demonstrate an aviation biofuel blend on the Canadian air force's C-130s. The Air Force's Alternative Fuels Certification Division (AFCD) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, has been working with the Royal Canadian Air Force under a technical cooperation program to demonstrate the functionality of an aviation biofuel blend composed of 50 percent Jet Propellant 8 (JP8) and 50 percent Hydroprocessed Renewable Jet (HRJ) fuel, according to Kevin Geiss, the service's...

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