While it still is completing evaluations of three recently conducted biofuel test flights, Boeing already has drawn enough conclusions to state that it is "very confident. . .high quality jet fuel" can be composed of plant-derived oils, a company official told US lawmakers last week. Testifying at a House of Representatives hearing on the potential of biofuels in civil aviation, Boeing Commercial Airplanes MD-Environmental Strategy Billy Glover said the manufacturer has identified four ...

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