The US Air Force (USAF) conducted the first test flight of a new alcohol-to-jet (ATJ) fuel powered A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft on 28 June 2012, at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, US. Powered by a mixture of the AJT and the standard Air Force JP-8 aviation fuel, the aircraft underwent a series of ground and flight tests, to validate the new fuel for fleet-wide use and as a replacement for the USAF’s existing petroleum-derived fuel. The ground tests involved monitoring the engine performance...
Date: 03/30/2019

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