Re: 747 fuel consumption question

From:         Nik Waalewijn <>
Organization: DataWeb
Date:         14 Aug 95 03:43:31 
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  or MIME structure (Emile Deen) wrote:

>Does anyone know the answers to these questions offhand:

>How much fuel does a 747 (say a 747-400) carry?

Total usable fuel (based on SG of .793 kg/ltr)
170.800 kg (horizontal stab. tank installed)
160.900 kg (without hor. stab. tank)

>How much does it use to take off?

Oops, dunno (and I fly them) I think the fuelflow will be around 4000
kg/hr per engine during take off.

Nik Waalewijn  <>