Re: airplane fuel question

From:         shevell@leland.stanford.edu (Richard Shevell)
Organization: Stanford University, Dept. of Aero/Astro
Date:         08 Aug 95 02:14:40 
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In article <airliners.1995.1138@ohare.Chicago.COM>, ztomcich@osf1.gmu.edu
(ZACHARY R. TOMCICH) 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.

Before paying off this bet, you had better define the question.  You way
you phrased it. the answer is yes!  Highly refined gasoline for airplane
reciprocating engines and something close to kerosene for airplane gas
turbine engines (jets)
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Richard Shevell
Email: shevell@leland.stanford.edu