Gallery: EADS Develops First Algae Fuel-Powered Aircraft

 

We’ve seen algae-powered cars and biofuel-powered planes, but European aerospace company EADS is the first to combine the two with an algae fuel-powered aircraft. The company’s twin-engine Diamond DA 42, set to be unveiled next week at the Berlin Air Show,  runs partially on biofuel made from 100% algae.

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