Brazil aerospatial agency studies flex fuel engine

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SAO PAULO, Brazil, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Flex fuel engines, expected to account for 85 percent of Brazilian new car sales by the end of 2005, could soon be adapted for airplanes, an expert at the government's Aerospatial Technical Center (CTA) said Wednesday. CTA is working with the Brazilian subsidiary of Italian car parts manufacturer Magneti Marelli to develop an electronic system to enable planes to be fueled with ethanol as well as kerosene. "It could mean an enormous strategic ...

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