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Cross-Country Alaska Airlines Flight Powered By Logging Slash

A project to demonstrate that jets could someday be powered by logging leftovers from Northwest forests gets a culminating test Monday morning. A Boeing 737 is scheduled to take off with fuel tanks filled partly with a wood-based jet fuel. Alaska Airlines fueled a regularly scheduled cross-country flight from Seattle to Washington, DC with a […]

Bio-Based Jet Fuel: WSU Research Takes Off

Today’s synergy is tomorrow’s energy. That is one principle underlying Washington State University’s collaborative, multidisciplinary work in biofuels – work that could pave the way toward sustainable, biologically based jet fuel for the aerospace industry in the Evergreen State and around the world. WSU is forging a course to that future through its leadership of […]

Five Bio-Based Jet Fuels Approved For Air Travel

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has said it has played an integral role in development of new alternative, environmentally-friendly, bio-based jet fuel, bringing the total number of these approved products for use in air travel to five. In a statement, the agency said that the newest fuel is known as ‘Alcohol to Jet Synthetic Paraffinic […]

Alaska Airlines Will Test Jet Fuel Made From Wood Waste

Alaska Airlines says it will fly a demonstration flight next year using 1,000 gallons of a biofuel made from wood waste in Northwest forests. The jet biofuel is being developed by the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance using tree branches left after timber harvests. The five-year project is being supported by the U.S. […]

Biojet Project Takes Off In Missoula

Re-energize Montana’s wood products industry while “greening” America’s airline industry. Reduce dependence on foreign oil while improving the health of forests. On paper, the potential benefits of turning forest wood waste into jet fuel look almost too good to be true. But this isn’t just pie-in-the-sky science fiction. It could soon become pine-in-the-sky reality. “Can […]

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