FAA is beginning evaluations of proposals to replace leaded aviation gasoline, in a move that marks the next step toward transitioning to a new unleaded fuel by 2018. FAA a year ago asked fuel producers to submit proposals by July 1 for possible options to transition to an unleaded fuel. The agency said it received 10 replacement fuel proposals from producers Afton Chemical Company, Avgas LLC, Shell, Swift Fuels and a consortium of BP, TOTAL and Hjelmco. The proposals will be evaluated ...


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