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I recently read here that high performance military jets use kerosene for fuel due to it's higher energy density. If these planes can use kerosene, why do 'normal' jet engines use high octane jet fuel? Am I missing something? Thanks!
Question Date: 2016-03-09
Answer 1:

Just doing a quick lookup, I find out that the military uses a lot of different kinds of fuel for its jets, but couldn't find out why specific fuels were used over others. Might it be classified?

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