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Re: [SLE] Warning to Americans!
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 08:44:09 -0400
  • Message-id: <44535F99.9050501@xxxxxxxxxx>
Anders Johansson wrote:

> My favourite is the Canadian incident, where they ordered the amount of fuel
> in kilos but received it in pounds, so they went flying with half a tank
>
>

Incidentally, planes often fly with less than full tanks. They carry
only enough to reach their destination, plus a margin for safety. To
always fly with full tanks would simply waste fuel and money.


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