fuel remaining


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fuel remaining

A phrase used either by pilots or controllers when relating to the fuel remaining on board. When transmitting such information in response to either a controller question or a pilot-initiated cautionary advisory to air traffic controls, pilots will state the approximate number of minutes the flight can continue with the fuel remaining. All reserve fuel should be included in the time stated, as should an allowance for the established fuel gauge system error.
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We like the automatic calibration mode, which fine-tunes the K factor if you find inaccurate calculations of fuel remaining or fuel used since you filled the tanks.
Our airspeed was 139 knots, which equated to 45,000 pounds total weight, and about 8,200 pounds of fuel remaining.
If, at any time, the remaining usable fuel supply suggests the need for traffic priority to ensure a safe landing, the pilot should declare an emergency and report fuel remaining in minutes.
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I obtained the total fuel burn from the just-installed Shadin totalizer and compared it to the fuel supply: there should be an hour's fuel remaining.
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Our job is just to keep them aware of how many seconds of fuel remaining they have," he stated.
Two minutes later, I was rolling out on runway 5L with 1,500 pounds of fuel remaining.
With no fuel quantity indication, Means had to calculate this critical approach speed based on his best estimate of the fuel remaining, and the feel of the aircraft as he slowed it down.
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The plane apparently had only seven minutes of fuel remaining when it touched down.