18 April 2012 14:22 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Honeywell plans to test its bio-based jet fuel in a series of flights scheduled to take place in ?xml:namespace>
Honeywell will use a “Green Jet Fuel” produced from a non-food industrial oilseed crop that was grown in
Honeywell said that it will test its bio-based jet fuel at higher ratios than in previous demonstration flights, which have been conducted using a 50:50 ratio of biofuel and conventional petroleum-based jet fuel.
The flights will be conducted on a modified Falcon 20 twin-engine jet.
Honeywell said that the tests, by its UOP petrochemicals technology division, will be “the world's first comprehensive test programme using a new bio-feedstock specifically designed for biofuel production.”
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