Fry, fry away

Later today, Finnair is planning to fly an Airbus A330 from Helsinki to New York partly powered by recycled cooking oil. It is an interesting concept. The airline will not disclose the ratio of fossil fuel to cooking oil it has used until the plane touches down, but to be certified jet fuel must contain at least 50% of the traditional, dirty type.

Fry, fry away | The Economist.

Electric aircraft takes to the skies

It’s 100 years since a “flying boat” made the first scheduled commercial flight. Heres how times have changed.

Airbus electric aircraft takes to the skies –


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