Air International 2021-10
A.Drwiega - Going green
The Indian Air Force has been flying AN-32 aircraft with a 10% blend of bio-jet fuel
In 2010, a USAF A-10C Thunderbolt fuelled by a 50/50 blend of hydrotreated renewable jet and JP-8 conducted the first flight of an aircraft powered solely by a biomass-derived jet fuel blend
In 2011, an EA-6B Prowler from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 23 (VX) 23 flies over southern Maryland on a biofuel blend of JP-5 aviation fuel and camelina oil
The US Navy's last EA-6B Prowler electronic attack aircraft, believed to be aircraft BuNo 159909/SD536, was retired on August 29, 2017, in ceremonies at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland.
A T-45C Goshawk training aircraft assigned to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 conducting a test flight using a biofuel blend of JP-5 jet fuel and plant-based camelina in August, 2011
In 2010, US President Barack Obama, with the Navy’s F/A-18 Green Hornet, announced measures to boost domestic energy production to include efforts by US Department of Defense to enhance energy security. The Green Hornet was part of the US Navy’s programme to develop alternative fuels
An F/A-18 Super Hornet taking off from Patuxent River airbase on April 22, 2010, to conduct a supersonic flight test powered by a 50/50 biofuel blend
The UK military has committed to reducing its carbon footprint through the use of biofuels across a number of its platforms, including the Wildcat helicopter
On April 4, 2017, a Swedish Air Force JAS-39 Gripen D fighter flew with 100% biofuel from Saab's airfield at Linkoping