Rolls-Royce Demonstrates 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel On G700 Written 2 February 2021


Gulfstream G700 on first flight | Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Aviation International News reports that Rolls-Royce “has successfully conducted its first tests on a business jet engine using 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), it announced” Monday. The “latest experiment used a Pearl 700 engine that’s under development for the new Gulfstream G700 and confirmed that the company’s current commercial and business jet powerplants ‘can operate with 100 percent SAF as a full ‘drop-in’ option, laying the groundwork for moving this type of fuel towards certification.’” The SAF “used in this test was produced by California-based World Energy, sourced by Shell Aviation, and delivered by SkyNRG.”
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