Qantas uses 150 acres of mustard seeds to power just ONE 15 hour biofuel flight between LA and Melbourne



The world's first US-Australia biofuel flight successfully completed its first journey today powered by fuel made from mustard seeds.
The Qantas QF96 plane completed a 15-hour trans-Pacific flight using 24,000 litres of biofuel blend.
Qantas estimates the plane saved around 18,000kg in carbon emissions during the flight.
But while it lowered emissions in the air, the biofuel used to power the single journey took up 150 acres of land to create - an area bigger than the Vatican City. 
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30 January 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 34
Source: Daily Mail
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