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Why are alkenes insoluble in water?

Density. Alkenes are lighter than water and are insoluble in water due to their non-polar characteristics. Alkenes are only soluble in nonpolar solvents.

Why do the fractions separate?

Crude oil can be separated by fractional distillation because the molecules in different fractions have different length chains. This means that the forces between the molecules are different. The forces between molecules are called intermolecular forces. These forces are broken during boiling.

Which fraction is used as a fuel for aircraft?

This addition of additives differentiates jet fuel from lighter fractions of kerosene (petroleum). By far the world’s most commonly used aviation fuel made from kerosene is Jet A1, also called jet fuel.

Why is kerosene used for jet fuel?

In addition to a lower freezing point, kerosene has a higher flash point than gasoline. With its higher flash point, kerosene offers higher octane ratings to achieve greater power and efficiency when compared to its gasoline counterpart. In fact, this is the main reason kerosene fuel is used in airplanes.

What is the difference between jet fuel and kerosene?

Jet fuel is a clear to straw-colored fuel, based on either an unleaded kerosene (Jet A-1), or a naphtha-kerosene blend (Jet B). Kerosene-based fuel has a much higher flash point than gasoline-based fuel, meaning that it requires significantly higher temperature to ignite.

Is jet fuel just kerosene?

Jet fuel (Jet A-1 type aviation fuel, also called JP-1A) is used globally in the turbine engines (jet engines, turboprops) in civil aviation. This is a carefully refined, light petroleum. The fuel type is kerosene.

How rich do you have to be to fly private?

To fly private on a regular basis, it’s best to have both a $1+ million annual income and $25+ million net worth. In years when your income drops below $1 million, even if you still have a $25 million net worth, fly commercial instead.

How many miles per gallon does a private jet get?

five miles

How far can a Learjet fly on one tank of gas?

1,767 miles

How long can a 777 fly without refueling?

23 hours

What is the fastest private jet in the world?

Gulfstream G700