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SPK stands for Synthetic Paraffinic Kerosene (fuel)

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Half of the fuel will be converted from coal or natural gas, and one big question remaining is whether private industry will back up efforts to help the Air Force meet another goal for synthetic paraffinic kerosene.
Testing of bio-derived blends of generic synthetic paraffinic kerosene (SPK), called hydrotreated renewable jet (HRJ), has been under way for more than a year and a report about the research findings is expected to be complete by the end of 2009, says Mark Rumizen, US Federal Aviation Administration certification and qualification team leader for the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI), a consortium of aerospace firms, trade groups and the FAA.
FTS-SPK is the blending of jet fuel blended with synthetic paraffinic kerosene from the Fischer-Tropsch process and marks a critical step on the path to everyday use of alternative jet fuel by commercial, private, and military aviation.
FTS-SPK is the blending of jet fuel blended with synthetic paraffinic kerosene from the Fischer-Tropsch process and marks a critical step on the path to everyday use of alternative jet fuel by commercial, private, and military aviation.
Once approved by ASTM, and accepted by the Federal Aviation Administration, synthetic paraffinic kerosene from the Fischer-Tropsch process (FT-SPK) can be blended with conventional fuels and used as a substitute to crude oil-derived jet fuel by airlines, private aviation, and the military.
FTS-SPK is the blending of jet fuel blended with synthetic paraffinic kerosene from the Fischer-Tropsch process and marks a critical step on the path to everyday use of alternative jet fuel by commercial, private, and military aviation.
According to the study, Evaluation of Bio-Derived Synthetic Paraffinic Kerosene (Bio-SPK), a series of laboratory, ground and flight tests conducted between 2006 and 2009 indicated the test fuels performed as well as or better than typical petroleum-based Jet A.