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Help With "Reserves" In FMC

Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:47 am


What does this mean and where could I get the info for what number to input here?

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RE: Help With "Reserves" In FMC

Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:50 pm

You can put in the amount of fuel (in kg or lb) you plan to have as a reserve at your destination airport. If the FMC computes that you would have less fuel in the tanks than the value you have entered, you would get a warning saying either 'INSUFFICIENT FUEL' while on the ground or 'USING RSV FUEL' when you are already in the air.
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