Courtesy, Bombardier Porter Airlines (PD) on Tuesday conducted Canada’s first biofuel-powered revenue flight, operating a Bombardier Q400 between Toronto City Centre and Ottawa using a 50:50 blend of biofuel and Jet A1fuel in one of its engines. The fuel was certified to the new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) D7566/D1655 standard and the biofuel used was derived from the oilseed crops, Camelina sativa (49%) and Brassica carinata (1%), Bombardier said in a ...

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