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Air New Zealand partners with Boeing, Rolls-Royce to test biofuel blend in 747

Posted by gasweek on 5 October, 2007

Air New Zealand would start ground-breaking aircraft testing of biofuels as early as next year and believed the technology could become commercially viable for airlines sooner than expected, wrote aviation writer Steve Creedy in The Australian (29/9/2007, p.35). Read the rest of this entry »


Posted in Australia, Aviation, Emissions, Gas, NZ, Pacific, Volume 2603 | Leave a Comment »

Who Dares Wins: Australian SAS operators were on notice for a possible 2007 invasion of Fiji

Posted by gasweek on 26 September, 2007

Last year the Australian Defence Force’s Special Operations Command was ordered into East Timor. And they were put on notice again for a posĀ­sible intervention in Fiji following last year’s military coup. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Defense, East Timor, oil, Pacific, Security, Volume 2601 | Leave a Comment »