News tagged with aviation fuel

Fueling aviation with hardwoods

A key challenge in the biofuels landscape is to get more advanced biofuels—fuels other than corn ethanol and vegetable oil-based biodiesel—into the transportation pool. Utilization of advanced biofuels ...

May 08, 2014
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US: Lithium batteries not necessarily unsafe

The use of lithium ion batteries to power aircraft systems isn't necessarily unsafe despite a battery fire in one Boeing 787 Dreamliner and smoke in another, but manufacturers need to build in reliable safeguards, ...

Feb 06, 2013
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FAA orders Boeing 787 fuel leak inspections

The US Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it was ordering inspections of all Boeing 787 Dreamliners in service worldwide following reports of fuel leaks.

Dec 05, 2012
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