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Experimental flight with GTL-fuelled Airbus succeeded

Toulouse, France - Landed without problems in Toulouse

In the context of the Alternative Fuel Test programme, a successful experimental flight was carried out today with an A-380 Airbus partially fuelled by a liquid synfuel derived from natural gas, named GTL, or Gas to liquids. The aircraft took off from Filton, south-western England, and landed at 3:25pm at the airport of Toulouse, in France, where Airbus has its headquarters. According to the release...

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