Aviation fuel: Trash landings

Yes, but its still Kerosene. Bio-Kerosene. The dust particles from bio Kerosene are no healthier than those from a fossil. We need fuels that burn much cleaner than a Middle Distillate. I don’t know if LNG is an option in aviation but we need to think outside the box here.

What a difference a day makes. The UK’s Department for Transport, on 19 September, published changes to the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation directive. The amendments extended financial incentives beyond ground transport to include aircraft for the first time. This was enough to prompt British Airways (BA) to take another look at the idea, first mooted a few years ago, of converting hundreds of thousands of tonnes of household waste into sustainable jet fuel. With the subsidy changes recently announced, the economic feasibility of the scheme looks more optimistic.

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