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British Air Force chief envisions synthetic fuel produced on deployments (Andrew Chuter, Defense News)

Britain’s Air Force chief has outlined a future where synthetic aircraft fuel could be produced on forward air bases and warships, in a speech on the service’s ambitions to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040.

Adopting eco-friendly jet fuel is the key element in the Royal Air Force achieving its green targets, but Air Marshal Sir Mike Wigston also pointed to potentially significant operational gains from development of the technology in a Nov. 24 speech to the Freeman Air and Space Institute here.

British Air Force chief envisions synthetic fuel produced on deployments (defensenews.com)