Zero Petroleum, the British synthetic fuel company, has successfully completed the first flight in the world to be powered entirely by synthetic aviation fuel with its partner the Royal Air Force. On the morning of 2 November 2021 at Cotswold Airport, an Ikarus C42 aircraft conducted the flight which has since been awarded “First aircraft powered by synthetic fuel” from Guinness World Records. The flight is the first step in a joint programme which aims ultimately to defossilise the entire fuel requirement of the RAF. Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston KCB CBE ADC Chief of the Air Staff said:

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