Delta2: World’s first DIY bio-fuel based helicopter

May 12, 2010 / 1 Comment

Delta2 an Australian aviation company is all set to take the aviation world by storm through its creation of worlds’ first biofuel-capable diesel helicopter. Graceville based aeronautical engineer Bill Whitney, has designed this very beautiful and stylish looking low cost helicopter for Australian farmers with large countryside landholdings and oodles of diesel to burn.

Ultrasound technology to ensure cheaper bio-fuel production

May 6, 2010 / No Comments

Man is relentlessly dabbling with technology in search for newer and cheaper bio-fuels to ensure a civilizational shift to alternative fuel resources that are environmentally friendly. One of the major reasons that prevents large scale use of bio-fuel is the complicated and time-consuming process involved in producing it.

World Food Crisis Looms Says UN

October 17, 2008 / No Comments

The UN food agency - the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is warning of a looming food crisis in Africa. The reason - global increase in food and fuel prices. The reason - increase production in bio-fuel at the expense of food production. The reason - climate change. Kenyan agriculture assistant minister said, "that in as much as bio-fuel continues to ...

Aircraft manufacturing giants to test biofuels

March 19, 2008 / No Comments

by aslaugsvava If last month Virgin Atlantic tested a Boeing 747 running with 80 percent normal fuel mixed with 20 percent biofuel, but Continental Airlines wants their own piece of the pie.The company  partnered with Boeing and GE Aviation to demonstrate in the first half of the next year (2009)  an aircraft running on bio-fuels. From what I understand it's ...