C-17 makes first flight on synthetic fuel blend

A C-17 Globemaster III taxis past the control tower at 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 subsequent tests. (Photo by Jim Shryne)

PHOTO BY: Jim Shryne
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