Biofuel Made in Panama City Fuels a Civil Jet for the First Time


The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) achieved a major milestone for the aviation industry today as it flew the first civil jet powered by 100 percent unblended biofuel. This historic flight symbolizes a significant step not only for the aerospace industry, but also towards advancing sustainable sources of renewable energy. The fuel was made by Applied Research Associates in Panama City, Fla.





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Panhandle Coalition Heading to Europe for Aerospace Pitch

A five-county coalition has formed in an effort to land an aerospace company for the Panhandle, Bay County Economic Development Alliance Executive Director Neal Wade announced recently.more

B&C Technologies Recognized as One of Florida's Companies to Watch

B&C Technologies is named as one of 2013's honorees in the Florida Companies to Watch award program. In its 3rd year, Florida Companies to Watch is presented by GrowFL at the University of Central Florida in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation.more


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