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Legendary Air Force Thunderbirds Give Camelina Jet Biofuel a Workout

May 23rd, 2011 | by Tina Casey

It's showtime for camelina, a modest, weedy little plant that has started to make a big splash in the biofuel world. The U.S. Air Force took camelina under its wing a couple of years ago and tested it out on the A-10C Thunderbolt II, and it must have done pretty well because for the first time ever a camelina based jet fuel has been used by the Thunderbirds, the Air Force's official aerial demonstration team.



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