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Biofuelsimon
26th February 2008, 07:50 PM
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Many things have happened since I went on holiday... the most momentous is Richard Branson fuelling an aero engine plane with a combination of coconut and Babassu nut fuel (http://www.freightdawg.com/2008/02/virgin-flies-bi.html) and using it on a747 with three conventionally fueled engines to fly from London to Amsterdam. Useful because it shows that you can make aviation fuel out of coconut and a nut which grows in the rain forest.Bad because, as far as I can see babassu oil (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babassu_oil)is an edible oil...

More (from The Big Biofuels Blog)... (http://www.icis.com/blogs/biofuels/archives/2008/02/many-things-have-happened-sinc.html)