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Beetle diagram questions including taxi fuel?

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alistair42 created the topic: Beetle diagram questions including taxi fuel?

Gday,

Im going through the review question set one, and have found some issues.

In the answers for question 14, min fuel at t/o is calculated as 208kg ((55.9gal x 1.1)+15gal) x 2.72)) =208kg, however in the diagram fuel at start is 216kg which included fuel burnt during start & taxi ((208kg + 3gal x 2.72 =216kg) . My understanding is that taxi fuel is not included in the beetle diagram, as it is only concerned with fuel at t/o?


This seems to be repeated in further questions in the review sets like question 7 in the final cpl test.

Would appreciate some feedback, is there something I'm missing?

Thanks in advance

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bobtait replied the topic: Beetle diagram questions including taxi fuel?

Thanks for that. The working is correct but the diagram does show fuel at start-up. I have changed the diagram to read 208kg instead of 216kg. Likewise Final Test Question 7. Thanks for the feedback.
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