After months of exhaustive ground and flight trials, the Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification (CEMILAC) from India's Ministry of Defense, has given clearance for the use of SAF for its transport fleet and helicopters. The SAF is locally produced from seeds of Jatropha plant sourced from Chhattisgarh. This clearance is expected to lead to continued testing and eventual full certification of the bio-jet fuel for use on a commercial scale by civil aircraft.

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