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RAF completes first flight powered by used cooking oil

Old 20th Nov 2022, 22:04
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I`m sure `Sharkey` will have something to say....
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Old 20th Nov 2022, 22:25
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Well the crew have secured their plaice in history.

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Old 20th Nov 2022, 22:26
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Does burning cooking oil that has been used over and over again qualify as another reheat cycle?
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Old 20th Nov 2022, 22:27
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wiggy, eel mussel into any old school of thought containing clown-fish who think oily fish are the way to cure the kissing gourami's on the red groupers team.
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Old 20th Nov 2022, 22:29
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Originally Posted by pilotmike View Post
risky, not using the proper stuff. Skating on thin ice.
Properly refined, bio jet fuel is nearly indistinguishable from the dead dinosaur-based stuff. While used cooking oil is obviously a very limited supply, there are some very promising carbon-neutral fuels based on oil made from things like algae that can be scalable to supply most if not all aviation needs.
BTW one of the guys I used to play Ultimate Frisbee with drove a VW Diesel powered by used vegetable oil. Rather pleasant smelling exhaust (yes, it did smell a bit like fried potatoes).
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Old 20th Nov 2022, 23:05
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Please try to stay on-topic; this is a fish-pun thread. Haddock.
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Old 20th Nov 2022, 23:12
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Please try to stay on-topic; this is a fish-pun thread. Haddock.
You don't get off the hook that easily!
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Old 20th Nov 2022, 23:33
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Stop carping-on,otherwise the `old trouts`(mods) will reel you in...
(APOLS TO ALL MODS)
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Old 21st Nov 2022, 04:39
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Hey, don’t forget us! We get fried too!

The Chicken Co-op.

Motto “We give you wings.”
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Old 21st Nov 2022, 08:11
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With biojet you have to be a dab hand to refuel without spilling it.
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Old 21st Nov 2022, 08:33
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Does this turbot charge the engines?


Or just leave them floundering along?
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Old 21st Nov 2022, 08:41
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New rank required: Frying Officer
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Old 21st Nov 2022, 09:04
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There should be a plentiful supply of used chip oil if the Wiggy Brigade of Fitness exempt,very large chip eating, computer whizz kids and drone fliers gain widespread acceptance into the forces
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Old 21st Nov 2022, 10:23
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Just before take off I bet it was a bit Tench in the cockpit.
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Old 21st Nov 2022, 10:25
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Asked how much fuel he wanted on board, the Captain was heard to say "fillet"
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Old 21st Nov 2022, 10:28
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Asked why so much soot was coming out of the back, they said "the fuel is a bit coley"...
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Old 21st Nov 2022, 11:18
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Whatever happened to Lard Trenchard?
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Old 21st Nov 2022, 12:18
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He is still here, if not in spirit at least in sole.
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Old 21st Nov 2022, 12:28
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Dual fuel even, just flip the cod lever to oil?
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Anyone recall the old RAF National Service play, "Chips with Everything"

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