The daily flights will be conducted using a Diamond DA42 New Generation light twin powered by Austro Engine AE300s.
As a result of algae's higher energy content, fuel burn will be 1.5
litres per hour (0.4USgal/h) lower than if conventional Jet-A1 fuel were
used, says EADS, adding: "Only relatively minor modifications and
adjustments had to be made to the aircraft's engines." Continue reading...