No-frills conduit SpiceJet will exam India’s initial biofuel-powered moody from Dehradun to Delhi today. Instead of a unchanging of aviation turbine fuel, a 72-seater SpiceJet aircraft will be powered by a blended fuel, done partially from renewable resources such as rural residues, non-edible oils and bio-degradable fractions of industrial and metropolitan wastes.
The biofuel for today’s hearing moody has been grown by Dehradun-based Indian Institute of Petroleum. The fuel has been rigorously tested to safeguard moody safety.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat will dwindle off a SpiceJet Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft from Dehradun’s Jolly Grant airport.
SpiceJet’s biofuel-driven moody comes during a time when arching aviation fuel cost has stretched a finances of domestic airlines. The use of biofuels could drastically revoke a cost of airline operations by shortening a dependency on dear aviation turbine fuel.
If today’s exam brings success, India could join a name few countries such as USA and Australia who have had biofuel-operated blurb aircraft.
(With inputs from PTI)