21 Apr '12, 3pm

Autos ANA Crosses Pacific Ocean Powered By Cooking Oil: Lufthansa may have given up on using biofuel to power i...

Autos ANA Crosses Pacific Ocean Powered By Cooking Oil: Lufthansa may have given up on using biofuel to power i...

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Lufthansa may have given up on using biofuel to power its planes, but Japan’s ANA (All Nippon Airways) has not – their first (partially) bio-fuel powered plane successfully crossed the Pacific this week. It was the world’s first 787 flight powered by biofuel. While ANA is a fantastic airline to experience as a passenger, this particular flight was actually a delivery flight from Everett, WA to Haneda Airport, Japan. The plane in question was a 787, outfitted to run on a partial biofuel mix . The flight plan called for it to leave on the 16th at 9:20 (local time) and arrive on the 17th at 23:30 (also local time, because they crossed the date line and lost a day). Cooking Oil, Also Useful For Jet Engines The plane ran on a blend of petroleum-derived jet fuel (kerosene) an...

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designnews.com 20 Apr '12, 10am

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armytimes.com 21 Apr '12, 3pm

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/04/navy-larger-pacific-presence-china-samuel-locklear-042112w/ U.S. plans for larger pr...

U.S. plans for larger presence in Pacific

navytimes.com 21 Apr '12, 2pm

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