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Originally posted by 4V4T4R
this tells about a company that is currently modifying car parts that are corroded by methanol to make them more resistant to such effects. The same could easily be done to modify other engines in this way.
Originally posted by R988
Embraer already sells an ethanol powered prop plane, so it's an idea not entirely without merit. It will take someone as crazy as Branson to force a shift in a new direction, most other companies are too conservative to take the risk.
Originally posted by Disturbed Deliverer
There are numerous factors here that could result in such prices. For one, most European nations jack up the prices of their oil in the first place. Not sure what the case specifically here is.
Virgin Atlantic Airways, usually referred to as Virgin Atlantic, is the airline of Richard Branson's Virgin Group, operating long-haul routes between London and North America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and Australia. Its main base is London Heathrow (LHR), with a hub at London Gatwick (LGW).