Re: Metric Time

Chris Marriott (
Fri, 13 Oct 95 22:06:22 GMT

In article <> "Juergen Nickelsen" writes:

>More likely a plane, I think. A *big* one, probably. Anyone know the
>fuel consumption of planes?

Obviously they vary enormously - a Cessna 152 uses less fuel than
Concorde :-)

Here's a typical figure: a Learjet 35A (an 8 seater executive jet)
cruising for optimum fuel economy at 45,000 feet travels 487 miles an
hour and burns 142 US gallons of fuel - ie it does 3.43 miles/gallon :-)


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