16 June 2011 21:08 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Honeywell plans to fly a biofuels-powered jet from the US to France this weekend, the ?xml:namespace>
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Honeywell has received initial approval to use the fuel in a commercial flight from US-based standards development and testing organisation ASTM International.
Honeywell’s "Green Jet Fuel" meets all specifications for flight without any modifications to the aircraft or engine, the company said.
On board will be Jim Rekoske, general manger for renewable energy and chemicals at Honeywell’s UOP petrochemicals technology unit, who, along with other company executives, will attend the Paris Air Show.
In related news, a Boeing executive said last week that the
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