Avfuel inks deal for sustainable alternative jet fuel

Avfuel is now the exclusive aviation fuel distributor for the sustainable alternative jet fuel produced by Gevo, a next generation biofuels company. Avfuel has been active in the field of alternative aviation fuels since the formation of Avfuel Technology Initiatives Corporation in January 2012, company officials note. “As a leader in the global supply of […]

Completion of unleaded avgas testing pushed up another year

The FAA issued an update June 4, 2018, on its evaluation of unleaded fuels for general aviation, noting the completion of the testing is now expected in late 2019. According to agency officials, Phase Two of the testing continues, reaching the two-and-a-half year mark since the two finalists in the Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative (PAFI) […]

Picture of the Day: A part of S44 will live on

Any time an airport closes is a sad day. Spanaway Airport (S44) in western Washington recently suffered such a fate. However, airline pilot and flight instructor Ryan Weir was able to rescue one small part of S44. “It’s just a shame to lose another ‘old school’ airport like this,” noted Ryan via email. “I will […]

K9F0 first airport in Texas to see Swift Fuels unleaded avgas

DUBLIN, Texas — Dublin Municipal Airport (K9Fo) is now selling unleaded UL94 aviation gas for piston aircraft in collaboration with Swift Fuels. Using a specialized fuel dispensing unit, Swift Fuels will be the only on-site fuel distributed at Dublin Airport, which is located approximately 100 miles southwest of Dallas/Fort Worth. The announcement comes just days […]

KSBD installs new self-serve fuel terminal

SAN BERNARDINO, California — Luxivair SBD at San Bernardino International Airport (KSBD) now offers pilots an upgrade in self-serve fueling with the installation of a new M4000 self-serve terminal from QTpod. The M4000 offers many convenient and time-saving features for pilots including faster transaction approvals, according to FBO officials. Backlit touch keypads help pilots see […]