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B744 Fuel Flow At M.82  
User currently offlineB747 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 245 posts, RR: 2
Posted (15 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3363 times:

As the topic says what is the average fuelflow per engine at cruise say M0.82-0.84 on a 747-400?

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User currently offlineSailorOrion From Germany, joined Feb 2001, 2058 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (15 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3320 times:

I've read something about 14000l / hour with a density of 0.8 kg/l (roughly) it makes 2.8 metric tons per hour and per engine, in US pounds thats little more than 6000 pounds per hour and engine...very roughly

User currently offlineXFSUgimpLB41X From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 4300 posts, RR: 34
Reply 2, posted (15 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 3302 times:

When my dad flew the -200 for NWA, he figured up the miles per gallon on the plane at cruise. The plane gets something like 300 yards to the gallon. Pretty funny.

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User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 7227 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (15 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 3274 times:

Stroud describes a trip on a BA 744 from LHR to YVR-- they started out burning 12000 kg/hr at FL310 and were down to 8000 kg/hr at FL390 toward the end. This seems to be typical for long flights-- a decrease of around a third as the plane lightens and they climb higher.

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