Dutch F-16’s fly now partly on used cooking oil

Since this week, flying the F-16 fighter of the Dutch air force base Leeuwarden partly on biokerosene in which used oil is processed.

The ombouwing of the aircraft is possible because the renewable fuel is cheaper, become, reports the Dutch ministry of Defence. In the biofuel is used cooking oil processed.

In the standaardbrandstof of the fighter is 5% biofuel added. Therefore, the emission of CO2 is reduced.

The percentage of biofuel in the coming years continues to increase, reports the Dutch ministry of Defence. In 2050, it wants 70 percent are less dependent on fossil fuels.

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