Second-generation jet biofuel derived from nonfood sources such as jatropha, camelina and algae is technologically feasible and has been proven in flight, but financing production of large enough quantities to power airline operations on any significant scale remains a formidable obstacle, according to experts who spoke last week at ATW's Eco-Aviation Conference in Washington. "Our view is that drop-in aviation biofuels are here and ready today," Honeywell UOP VP and ...

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