Biofuel Plane Makes Stop in Walnut Ridge
by Seth Stephenson (WMCActionNews5.com) A Rhode Island science teacher made a stop in Walnut Ridge Sunday during his cross country flight using a Cessna powered by biofuel. Ross McCurdy, the pilot, teaches science and alternative energy at a high school on the East Coast. He said he wanted to demonstrate the power of a clean, renewable energy source with his journey.
The fuel made up of camelina plant seed oil and petroleum Jet A.
As he was preparing the plane for his next flight, McCurdy said he had done something like this before in a car. He wanted to take the next step and show off what the fuel could do in a plane. READ MORE and MORE (Coast to Coast Biofuel Airplane Project)