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What are the fuels used in jet propulsion?


There are many differnt kinds of aviation fuel. Jet planes and Turboprop engines need jet fuel, or Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF), which are called Jet A and Jet A -1 (kerosene type) and Jet B (naphtha type). It's a bit like deisel. Some planes will run on gasolene. AvGas, or aviation gasoline, is the fuel of choice. 

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