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Synthetic fuel for American military aircraft

Washington, USA – USAF is starting tests on B-52s

US Air Force is about to test synthetic fuel on B-52 bomber fighters, as an alternative to JP-8 jet fuel. Tests should be made at the Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California on Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-3/103 engines. If the test flights are successful, the alternative fuel will be proved on C-135 transport and T-38 trainer aircraft as well. The final goal is to convert total fleet,...

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