An A-10C ground-attack aircraft became the first aircraft to fly running on a new 50-50 blend of traditional JP-8 fuel and a biomass-derived hydrotreated renewable jet fuel during a test sortie from Eglin AFB, Fla., March 25, 2010. HRJ is one of the alternative fuels that the Air Force is pursuing to increase US energy independence and lessen harmful emissions in the environment. Here, the A-10 flies along the Florida coast during the historic mission.
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