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What does AVTUR stand for?

AVTUR stands for Aviation Turbine Fuel

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July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable fuels can now be blended with conventional commercial and military jet (or gas turbine) fuel through requirements in the newly issued edition of ASTM D7566-11, Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons.
The portable device is a proven solution for analysing hydrocarbon and aviation turbine fuels quickly and accurately, in accordance with the UK's Energy Institute test method IP 564.
The rapid increases in and the volatility in the crude oil prices and that of aviation turbine fuel and the slowdown in economic activity has resulted in a decline in air travel both on international and domestic segments of the air travel market.
The UK's Air Accidents Investigation Branch has advised the US Federal Aviation Administration and its European Union counterpart, the European Aviation Safety Agency, to "introduce interim measures for the Boeing 777, powered by Trent 800 engines, to reduce the risk of ice formed from water in aviation turbine fuel causing a restriction in the fuel feed system".
The investigators recommended that US and European aviation authorities, along with the manufacturers of the plane and its engines, Boeing and Rolls-Royce respectively, introduce interim measures "to reduce the risk of ice formed from water in aviation turbine fuel causing a restriction in the fuel feed system.