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Biofuels for Aviation by Christopher Chuck

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Chapter 4

The Suitability of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) as Blending Agents in Jet A-1

M. Lapuerta1 and L. Canoira2,    1Grupo de Combustibles y Motores, ETS Ingenieros Industriales, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain,    2Department of Energy & Fuels, ETS Ingenieros de Minas y Energía, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Abstract

The use of biofuels in the aviation sector has economic and environmental benefits. Among the options for the production of renewable jet fuels, hydroprocessed esters, and fatty acids have received most of the attention in comparison to fatty acid methyl esters (FAME), which are not yet approved as additives for jet fuels. In this work, camelina, coconut, babassu, linseed, and palm ...

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