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08-05-2011, 09:37 AM #1
First transatlantic flight powered by biofuel
Aeromexico successfully completed a 11-hour flight from Mexico City to Madrid on a biofuel-powered Boeing 777-200ER airplane.This is the first ever commercial airplane to fly a transatlantic flight powered by biofuel.
The flight used a blend of 70 per cent kerosene and 30 per cent biofuel, made from the Jatropha Curcas oilseed plant.Airlines got the approval from ASTM International on July 1 to fly passenger aircraft with biofuel.
KLM became the first airline in the world to operate a commercial flight on biokerosene in July.
Image: An Aeromexico Boeing 777 is seen during a presentation.
...being a human...
08-06-2011, 12:25 PM #2
does that reduce carbon emission ? I think that is the point to consider too...
thanks for sharing.
08-06-2011, 05:43 PM #3