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UK MoD Aviation Fuels Committee Meeting

  • London and Home Counties
  • <p>The Montcalm London Marble Arch<br />2 Wallenberg Place<br />Marylebone<br />London<br />W1H 7TN</p>
  • 19-03-2019
  • 10:00 - 16:00
  • Non-Member - 245.00
    Member - 245.00
    + VAT
  • Book now

Receive essential guidance and updates on aviation fuel specifications, including those for aviation turbine fuel, Def Stan 91-091 and aviation gasoline, Def Stan 91-090.

19 - 20 March 2019

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This two-day meeting is designed to enable you to stay up-to-date with the latest specifications and standards, and therefore increase the efficiency and competence of your aviation fuels business

The event, hosted by the Energy Institute on behalf of the Defence Strategic Fuels Authority, provides delegates with the most comprehensive overview of the latest aviation fuel specifications and standards available anywhere in the world in 2019.

This is an essential meeting for all aviation fuel stakeholders, including all airframe and engine OEMs, refiners, distribution companies and suppliers.

Topics explored:

Aviation Fuel Specifications:

  • Def Stan 91-091 Issue 11, Jet A-1
  • FAME – 100 mg/kg approval
  • Avgas specifications
  • Particle counting
  • ASTM update
  • IATA Technical Fuel Group (TFG) update, including international specifications
  • PAAFI update

Test Methods and Guidelines:

  • EI/JIG 1530 issue 2 - what is changing and why
  • Measurement of dielectric constant
  • Water separation (ASTM D8073 / IP 624)
  • Test methods update
  • Common lab issues

Thermal Stability:

  • Thermal stability task force
  • Thermal stability test method update

Operational and Field Issues (Part I):

  • Lesson learned from JIG inspection
  • Problems that the OEMs find in the field

Operational and Field Issues (Part II):

  • Filtration and new filter technologies
  • Diesel exhaust fluid contamination update
  • Electrostatic considerations for OEMs and new filter technology
  • Contamination – how is it defined and what is classed as acceptable


  • Aquarius – lessons learned from in service evaluation

Alternative Source Fuels:

  • Innovate UK SAF update
  • FT Co-processing
  • FAA Update - fast track of ASTM D4054 move to synthetic and update on approvals
  • JetScreen
  • Flex Jet
  • Compositional profiling and data analytics: looking at fuel through a different lens
  • Overview of alternative fuels, specifications and impact

Expert speakers include:

  • Andy Males, AH, Defence Strategic Fuels Authority
  • Tina Gleaves, C1 - Aviation Technical Manager, Defence Strategic Fuels Authority
  • Chris Lewis, Aviation Fuels Consultant, Chris Lewis Fuels Consultancy
  • Dr Alisdair Clark, Manager of Aviation Fuels Research and Development Programme, BP International
  • George Wilson III, Principal Scientist, US Army TARDEC Fuels and Lubricants Research Facility (SwRI)
  • Michel Baljet, Head OF Fuel Services, International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  • Mark Rumizen, Senior Technical Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Volker Baumbach, Manager, Aerospace Engineering, Airbus
  • David Parmenter, Airbus Fuel Properties Expert, Engine & APU Feed Systems, EYUME
  • Ian Mylrea, Research & Development Manager, Stanhope Seta
  • Kevin Bower MEI, Deputy Global Product Quality Manager, Air BP
  • Steven Zabarnick, Division Head & Professor, Energy & Environmental Engineering, University of Dayton Research Institute
  • Antonis Christodalakis, Technical Manager, Joint Inspection Group (JIG)
  • Jean-Philippe (JP) Belières, Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing
  • Rob Midgley, Global Technical and Quality Manager, Aviation Fuels, Shell
  • Steve Anderson, Global Product Quality Manager, Air BP
  • Andreas Schmidt, Manager Fuel Quality, Lufthansa
  • Bruno Miller, Managing Director – Fuels, Fulcrum BioEnergy
  • Roy Dean, Fuel & Additive Specialist, Airbus
  • Patrick LeClercq, Head of the Department for Multiphase Flows and Alternative Fuels, DLR, German Aerospace Center
  • Miloud Ouadi, Executive Director, Susteen Technologies UK
  • Rick Kamin, Fuels and Energy Lead, US Navy

Who will you meet?

This event sells out every year, providing delegates with excellent networking opportunities. Attend to meet with senior officials from high-profile organisations, including Boeing, Airbus, United Airlines, Intertek, BP, Shell, Virgin Atlantic, Rolls-Royce plc, Chevron, BAE Systems, Total, Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines Ltd, ExxonMobil, and the U.S. Navy.


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