The FAA announced Thursday it is awarding $7.7 million in contracts to eight companies engaged in developing/producing alternative fuel to power commercial flights. The agency said in a statement that the eight companies "will help the FAA develop and approve alternative, sustainably sourced 'drop-in' jet fuels that can be used without changing aircraft engine systems or airport fueling infrastructure. As part of that work, the companies will develop these biofuels from ...

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