Boeing is upbeat on its progress with what it terms "second-generation" biofuels and believes regular commercial services could be operating within five years. Addressing an industry environmental conference in Sydney, Head of Environmental Strategy Bill Glover said that in the past two years he "changed from being a skeptic to an enthusiastic supporter of sustainable biofuels," adding, "It will take time to collect the data and get confidence [in the fuel], but an aircraft powered by a ...

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