In a step the agency says will improve the efficiency of air
transportation for millions of Americans, FAA Acting Administrator
Robert A. Sturgell gave the green light Monday to nationwide
deployment of a system that allows aircraft to be tracked by
satellite rather than radar.
"...[U]ntil such time as the Federal Aviation
Administration and the aviation fuel industry has a clearer idea of
the full effects of these issues, the ExxonMobil Aviation position
is that diesel powered aircraft should not be fueled with jet
Source: From a letter to ExxonMobil Aviation
fuel distributors from General Aviation Operations Manager Martin
Tippl, stating the company does not support or endorse the supply
of jet fuel to aircraft powered by diesel engines.