TAM to launch bio fuel flight

TAM to launch bio fuel flight

TAM, South America’s largest airline, plans to hold a non-commercial demonstration flight in the second half of 2010 using a mixture of aviation bio-fuel, which will include Brazilian vegetable biomass from the jatropha plant. The aircraft will be an Airbus A320 from the TAM fleet that will be equipped with CFM56-5B engines manufactured by CFM International, a 50/50 joint venture between GE of the United States and Snecma (Safran Group) of France.
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