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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31667 posts, RR: 56
Posted (13 years 4 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2051 times:

Is there any particular reason that part of the B737NGs Wing tank area is used as the centre tank compared to the -200s.Thereby increasing ctr tank capacity.centre tank fuel will be utilized first so whats the point.
Why don't the Wing tank start from the wing root.thereby reducing the centre tank capacity.
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HAWK.


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User currently offlineJT-8D From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 423 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 2017 times:

They made the center tank larger to increase range. The wing tanks are larger also, they just start further outboard. Keep in mind that the NG has a larger wing than the older models..JT

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