Air Algae: U.S. Biofuel Flight Relies on Weeds and Pond Scum

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 - 19:21 in Earth & Climate

Continental jet 516--a two-engine Boeing 737-800--completed a two hour test flight out of Houston today with one engine powered by a 50-50 blend of regular petroleum-based jet fuel and a synthetic alternative made from jatropha and algae. [More]

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