Thursday, August 25, 2022

Jet Fuel

We just learned about the Diesel Fuel.

Another thing that is made from oil is Jet Fuel, also called aviation turbine fuel, ATF, or avtur.

Jet fuel is a lot like diesel fuel, but because it has to be used for jet planes flighing high up in the air it has to be a little different.
When the jet goes up very high, it gets very cold so there can't be any water in the fuel or it could freeze.
It also has a very high flash point, which is the temperature that the air fumes start on fire.

(from: wikipedia - jet fuel)

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