reserve fuel

reserve fuel

The quantity of fuel that an aircraft must have when it arrives at its destination. This fuel can be utilized for holding, diversion to an alternate airport, go-around, or other contingencies.
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"I checked it had enough fuel and my friend showed me where the reserve fuel switch was.
One needs a certain reserve fuel to be able to keep stomping forward and, as I burst into tears last week because the guy at the corner sandwich shop said he had run out of red onions, I suspected I was running out.
All power equipment is built with N+2 redundancy in case of component failure and the building draws power from two independent power grids, backed by three diesel generators with 12,000 gallons (1 full week) of reserve fuel.
In the past six years, building hardening requirements have become more stringent and landlords have established better systems for delivering reserve fuel. Rechtin said, in an emergency, many centers are third in line for fuel after hospitals and essential government agencies.
At a 174-knot cruise speed in no-wind conditions, a Kodiak without floats or a cargo pod has a range of 1005 nautical miles with 45 minutes of reserve fuel at 12,000 feet.
But according to my friend Captain Buenaventura; if they hit the 'Bingo' where their plane starts to operate on reserve fuel while hovering above, they either risk it by lingering, or ditch NAIA and go to Clark or Cebu.
"Customs at Sarfait border post foiled the smuggling of 239 packs of khat drug, weighing 31.2 kg, hidden tightly in the frame and the reserve fuel tank of the vehicle," customs announced online.
The AMN also reported, citing an exclusive military source, the blast could have happened due to a Russian jet accidentally dropping its reserve fuel tank.
focus on offering electricity generation projects, buying electricity, capacity and system services, entering into agreements of power purchase and/or conversion and/or continuous sales, wholesaling electricity to retail licensees and to major consumers, sale of the electrical system services, as well as the import and export of electrical energy, acquisition of essential fuel and reserve fuel for its supply to the production licensees, and managing the account of the budget fund, which aims to cover the deficit between targeted revenues and actual revenue, in addition to the development of markets for trading electricity or the system services in the Kingdom," Khawandanah added.
The aircraft flew between 25,000 and 35,000 feet for the duration of the mission and landed 48.2 hours later with 280 pounds of reserve fuel.
How much fuel is required for your flight, what are the reserve fuel requirements, what weather should you expect along your route of flight and at your destination?