Under a new agreement, Avfuel will supply Textron Aviation with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel at its Wichita headquarters location on an ongoing basis. Textron Aviation will use the product as “fly away fuel” for new aircraft deliveries as well as to fuel customer demo flights.
The agreement makes Textron Aviation Avfuel’s first original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customer to take the fuel at regular intervals. The use of SAF aligns with Textron Aviation’s commitment to meet industry goals for reducing carbon emissions.
Avfuel also recently reached an agreement with Bell Textron, the rotorcraft division of Textron Inc., in Fort Worth, Texas, for ongoing supply of Avfuel’s Neste MY SAF. Bell will incorporate SAF into all Bell Training Academy (BTA) and customer demonstration fleet aircraft, becoming the first rotorcraft customer to receive SAF supply from Avfuel.
Neste MY SAF is made from sustainably sourced, renewable waste and residue materials—such as used cooking oil. It is a drop-in fuel that, once blended with petroleum jet fuel, meets ASTM D-1655 specification for jet fuel.