Air Force, Navy conduct successful biofuel test flights

11/23/2010 | Christian Science Monitor, The · Biofuels-News.com (U.K.)

The Air Force on Monday conducted a test flight of a Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle powered by a blend of conventional jet fuel and biofuels. The test was part of the Air Force's plan to certify its fleet to operate on jet fuel blended with 50% alternative fuels starting in 2016. Separately, the Navy announced it had flown a Seahawk helicopter using a biofuel blend derived from camelina seeds. "These biofuels provide the Navy with an 'off-ramp' from petroleum to increased energy security," a Navy official said.

View Full Article in:

Christian Science Monitor, The · Biofuels-News.com (U.K.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Transportation

Job Title Company Location
Pricing Analyst I, II or III Sr.
Alaska Airlines
Seattle, WA
Engineer - Avionics Project
United Airlines
Chicago, IL
Manager, Flight Training Center Operations
Southwest Airlines
Dallas, TX
Crew Planning and Analysis Manager
Spirit Airlines
Miramar, FL
Ramp Operations Manager (OA) - Seattle
Menzies Aviation
Seattle, WA