Re: A340 long distance reord

From:         Francis.Jambon@imag.fr (Francis Jambon)
Organization: IMAG Institute, University of Grenoble, France
Date:         29 Jun 93 09:22:50 PDT
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>According to Aviation Week (June 28, 1993, p33), they did, in fact, add
>supplemental tanks.  "The A340-200, equipped with five additional fuel
>tanks that increased total capacity by 28.5 tons, burned 125.4 metric tons
>of fuel on this leg [Paris-Auckland] and had 14.6 tons remaining in the
>tanks on landing, crewmembers said."

NO THEY DON'T !
According to Air & Cosmos of this week, they use ACT for Additional Center
Tanks, these tanks used as optional tanks for A310 and A300-600 today.
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