Embraer, GE, Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras and Amyris, a US/Brazilian biotechnology company, signed an MOU to evaluate the technical and sustainability aspects of Amyris's renewable jet fuel developed from existing sugar cane feedstock. The group is targeting a demonstration flight by early 2012 aboard an Azul E-190. The fuel already has been tested by the US Air Force Research Laboratory, Southwest Research Institute, GE Aviation and others, the companies said. The Brazilian government ...

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