Japan Airlines, Boeing and Pratt & Whitney will team up to conduct a demonstration flight "to accelerate current research and development into the creation of a second-generation biofuel," JAL announced yesterday. A JT9D-powered JAL 747-300 will fly for 1 hr. with one of its four engines partially powered by a yet-to-be-determined biofuel sometime toward the end of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2009 (ATWOnline, June 23).
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