NASA tests DC-8 performance on biofuel blend

05/7/2013 | Biofuels-News.com (U.K.)

NASA scientists found no difference in performance after testing a DC-8 aircraft flying on a blend of bioefuel and conventional fuel. Senior research scientist Bruce Anderson said the main barrier to biofuels may be economic, noting that "at $18 a gallon, camelina oil is currently far more expensive than traditional jet fuel, which is priced at around $4 a gallon."

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