AVIATION FUEL

A Shell Jet A refueller truck on the ramp at V...
A Shell Jet A refueller truck on the ramp at Vancouver International Airport. Image taken by me on July 7, 2005, and released under the GFDL. -Lommer (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Aviation fuel is high-grade petroleum fuel having additives to reduce risk of icing or explosion due to high temperature.

Typical Jet fuel consists of Kerosene, Naphthalene, Ethyl Benzene,  Trimethyl Benzene, Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether, Alkyl Dithiothiadiazole  where kerosene is the biggest constituent.

Shell Aviation fuel truck at Trondheim Airport...
Shell Aviation fuel truck at Trondheim Airport, Værnes (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

IMDG Code list aviation fuel under UN 1863 FUEL, AVIATION, TURBINE ENGINE Class 3

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