Indian Air Force trials flight on 10% biofuel blend from world’s highest operational airfield

February 4, 2020 |

In India, the Press Trust of India reports that the country’s Air Force has flown an AN-32 on 10% biofuel for the first time, using oil grown on an identified tree variety from the tribal areas of Chhattisgarh. The test flight took off from the base in Leh, the highest and most difficult operational airfield in the world at 10,682 ft. to show that the fuel, which was in both engines, could work under the most difficult of circumstances.

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