Biodiesel Jet Takes Off

Biodiesel Jet Takes Off
Jeff Squires
  • 12 october 2007

As the aviation industry continues to face mounting pressure over their emission excesses, history was made last week when the worlds first 100% biodiesel jet took off from the Reno airport. The test flight was conducted in a retired Czechoslovakian L-29 military aircraft, originally designed to be able to run on a variety of fuels, making it the ideal aircraft to experiment with biodiesel.

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