Bell Achieves World’s First Flight Using 100% Sustainable Fuel in Single-Engine Helicopter

by | Feb 22, 2023
Fort Worth-based Bell Textron's Bell 505 took flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel made from used cooking oil, other bio-based feedstocks, and renewable plant sugars. "This flight is a monumental achievement for sustainability and decarbonization in the rotorcraft industry,” said Michael Thacker, EVP of commercial business at Bell.