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KLM Talks Up Regular Bioflights

March 18, 2013 in Aviation, Biofuels by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Blend with ASTM-Conformant Fuel from Cooking Oil

KLM is trumpeting its first-ever series of biofuel-powered intercontinental flights – a weekly run, beginning this month, from John F. Kennedy in New York to Amsterdam Schiphol in The Netherlands on a Boeing 777-200 using a sustainable biofuel blend. The 777-200 has twin GE90 engines. updated with Epic photo on March 24

WheelTug Has KLM, Parker Deals

December 2, 2012 in Aviation, Electric Drive by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Wheel Motor Lets Aircraft Taxi on APU for Operational Savings

Gibraltar-based WheelTug has disclosed a letter of intent for KLM to test its wheel motor design allowing jet aircraft to taxi without running their main engines, as well as an MoU with the aircraft wheel and brake division of Parker Aerospace for wheels for the WheelTug system on Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 jets.

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