Airbus A380 Completes Flight Powered By Cooking Oil

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Soon, your air travel may be powered by cooking oil! Aircraft manufacturers recently conducted a three-hour test flight of an Airbus 380 using a cooking oil (hydroprocessed esters and fatty acids-synthetic paraffinic Kerosene). This is just one example of the range of sustainable fuel sources that airlines worldwide are testing. Although the technology is already reasonably mature, aviation experts aim to get this alternative fuel fully compliant with global safety standards in the next ten years. Read full article here

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