10/12/2011

Sir Richard Branson's new green aviation fuel

Sir Richard Branson has disclosed a new project to make jet fuel from the waste gases from steel mills, saying that

"This could turn aviation from a dirty industry to one of the cleanest".

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10:39 Posted in Potpourri | Permalink | Comments (0) | Tags: aviation, virgin, ethanol, fet fuel, kerosene, rubbia, cern, nuclear | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

08/27/2010

All "creatures" great and small

The aircraft of Thursday 26 August showed many levels of "great and small". One intrepid Geneva spotter got up early to photograph a great transport aircraft, but not a small flying bicycle!

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09:50 Posted in Special days and notable incidents | Permalink | Comments (0) | Tags: geneva, airport, cern, galaxy | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook