Saturday, October 15, 2011

Can Planes Fly on Natural Gas? YES!

Airline flies first passenger flight on natural gas

LONDON | Tue Oct 13, 2009 6:27am EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - The world's first commercial passenger flight powered by a fuel made from natural gas completed late on Monday a six-hour journey from London to Qatar, one of the biggest producers of natural gas.
"Today's flight opens the door to an alternative to oil-based aviation fuel," Malcolm Brinded, Royal Dutch Shell's executive director upstream international, said in a statement late on Monday.

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