On a recent DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable, U.S. Air Force Materiel Command fuels experts discussed the U.S. Air Force history-making demonstration flight of an A-10 aircraft which flew solely on a blend of bio-mass derived and conventional JP-8 jet fuel.
Air Force Materiel Command fuels experts Jeff Braun, director of the USAF Alternative Fuels Certification Office; Dr. Tim Edwards, a senior chemical engineer with the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Propulsion Directorate; and Betty Rodriguez, chief engineer for the Alternative Fuels Certification Office, who direct the research and certification of synthetic and biomass derived alternative aviation fuels from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, participated in a DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable and offered their perspectives on the history-making March 25 demonstration flight.
Listen to the interview.
To read the transcript, click here.
To read the Defense.gov story, click here.
To read a related story, A-10 Flies on Synthetic Fuel Blend.
Joining us for the roundtable were Andrew Lubin, the Military Observer; Andrew Bochman, DoD Energy Blog; Sandra Erwin, National Defense Magazine; Graham Warwick; Aviation Week; and Karen Weaver-Cox, Skywrighter.