Re: airplane fuel question

From:         crosby@nordsieck.cs.colorado.edu (Matthew Crosby)
Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder
Date:         08 Aug 95 02:14:40 
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In article <airliners.1995.1138@ohare.chicago.com>,
ZACHARY R. TOMCICH <ztomcich@osf1.gmu.edu> wrote:
>a friend of mine and i got in a tiny trivial argument over the content of
>airplane fuel.  I always thought it was a very pure version of gasoline.
>My friend thinks its more along the lines of crude kerosine.

What type of Airplane?  You are both right:  Props use high-octane gas,
Jets use (more or less) Kerosene.  (Ironically, Jets are much less picky
then props; you can run jets on just about anything if you have to).


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Matthew Crosby                                         crosby@cs.colorado.edu
Disclaimer:  It was another country, and besides, the wench is dead.