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Indian SAF formally approved for use in Indian Air Force military aircraft

Indian SAF formally approved for use in Indian Air Force military aircraft

November 29, 2021 |

In India, CSIR-IIP Dehradun’s home-grown technology to produce bio-jet fuel has been formally approved for use on military aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF). This certification represents India’s growing confidence in aviation biofuel sector and another step towards ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. The technology, developed by the Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP), a constituent laboratory of […]

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ICAO signs MOU with International Accreditation Forum for CORISA training

ICAO signs MOU with International Accreditation Forum for CORISA training

December 18, 2019 |

In Canada, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the provision of training for ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). CORSIA is the first global market-based measure for any sector. It contributes to the achievement of ICAO’s aspirational goal […]

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India certifies 10% aviation biofuel for air force’s AN-32 aircraft

India certifies 10% aviation biofuel for air force’s AN-32 aircraft

May 28, 2019 |

In India, the Business Standard newspaper reports the Centre for Military Aviation Certification has certified the use of 10% aviation biofuel for blending with fossil-based fuels for the Indian Air Force’s fleet of more than AN-32 aircraft, amount to about 100 million liters of biofuel consumption annually. The IAF tested the fuel previously and flew […]

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CEMILAC approves use of biofuel for Indian Air Force aircraft

CEMILAC approves use of biofuel for Indian Air Force aircraft

January 25, 2019 |

In India, the use of biofuel in Indian Air Force military aircraft has been cleared by the Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification after months of trials and is expected to start with the transport fleet and helicopters. The biofuel being uses is produced from jatropha seeds sourced within India. “The indigenously produced biofuel has […]

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