C-17 makes first flight on synthetic fuel blend
A C-17 Globemaster III takes off from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., on Oct. 19. The early-morning flight marked the first flight of the C-17 using a Fischer-Tropsch synthetic fuel blend in one of its engines. All four engines ran the fuel blend in a test flight here Oct. 22.(Photo by Jim Shryne)

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Photo by: Jim Shryne |  VIRIN: 071019-F-7719S-035.JPG