fuel load

fuel load

The quantity of potential fuel within a building, including its contents and fabric.

fuel load

The weight of fuel usable in flight.
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Plot Measurement One- Ten- Hundred- Thousand- Total type hour hour hour hour Burn 1999 fuel load (Mg h[a.
President Bradford went on to say, "US Airways pilots are committed to exercising their 'Captain's Authority,' as granted by the Federal Aviation Administration, and will always ensure a fuel load that will safely fly our passengers to their destination, with all the reserves necessary to handle any contingencies related to the flight.
McLaren claimed after the race that Raikkonen was able to get by Coulthard because their drivers were on different strategies and the Scot was carrying a heavier fuel load.
The plane had set off with a fuel load of almost nine-tenths the aircraft's weight.
However, while designers had made the World Trade Centre sturdy enough to survive an airplane hit, they had not anticipated the terrible damage the fuel load could do.
This buffer burn area must be completed first in order to reduce the fuel load closest to the nearby homes, while also creating a much larger safety barrier for our interior burn areas that will begin in 2011.
The signs are that Button is on a heavier fuel load and playing the long game.
If the Bulls are beaten to pole, it is likely to be by a car on a very light fuel load - so light that race strategy could be compromised.
Despite a fuel load of almost nine-tenths the aircraft's weight it lifted off smoothly.
The Renault duo may have been running a lighter fuel load than their rivals - just how much lighter will not be known until the race unfolds tomorrow, but the new regulations have certainly injected an air of uncertainty into qualifying.
The new regulations stipulate that cars must start a grand p rix carrying the fuel load with which they finished the previous day's qualifying session - now a one-off flying lap.
Ironically, the fire that started it all was part of an effort at healing--reducing the dangerous fuel load in forests surrounding Los Alamos, a situation brought on by decades of suppressed fire.