Indian Air Force flies first military plane with bio-jet fuel
"The IAF carried out extensive engine tests on the ground. This is now followed by flight trials using 10 per cent bio-jet blended ATF. This fuel is made from Jatropha oil sourced from Chattisgarh Biodiesel Development Authority (CBDA) and then processed at CSIR-IIP, Dehradun," the IAF said in a statement.
The sortie was flown at Chandigarh on Monday morning. Representational Image source: Reuters