minimum fuel

minimum fuel

i. The minimum quantity of fuel with which an aircraft may be authorized to fly.
ii. When informing ATC (air traffic control), it means that the aircraft's fuel supply has reached a state where, upon reaching the destination, it can accept little or no delay. Although this is not an emergency situation, any delay is likely to result in an emergency. It is no more than the quantity of fuel necessary for 30 min operation at the rated maximum continuous power.
iii. The minimum fuel specified for the weight and the balance to be able to have the center of gravity within a permissible range.
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He added: "The project will provide a highly safe and environmental friendly transportation of petroleum products across the country; it will also help in saving energy with very minimum fuel loss, and it will reduce truck traffic especially around Muscat.
He added that: "The project will provide a highly safe and environmental friendly transportation of petroleum products across the country, it will also help in saving energy with very minimum fuel loss, and it will reduce truck traffic especially around Muscat".
The power generation mechanism has also been lined up to ensure running of least expensive plants first and more later to ensure that minimum fuel charges are passed on to the consumers," it said.
After a quick decision, we declared minimum fuel with approach, and decided that we would take a PAR to the off-duty runway, one typically used for takeoff when NAS Meridian is using its northern runways.
Without his quick and accurate decision making, Maj Smiley's student would have gone below minimum fuel to divert to Luke AFB.
The crew finally called in declaring emergency and reporting that they no longer had sufficient fuel to reach Nairobi, Dar es Salaam or Mombasa (editorial remark: with required minimum fuel reserve remaining intact).
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The plastic part was found on the metering head regulator valve not far from the minimum fuel flow orifice plate.
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