Re: Fuel management systems?

From:         stevem@mail.sydney.net (Steve McGinley)
Organization: First Link Internet Services, Sydney Australia
Date:         27 Jun 96 12:56:59 
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In article <airliners.1996.1039@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
edwardsj@newsfeed.vivanet.com says...
>
>Hi,
>
>What kind of fuel management systems are being used in the new aircraft.
>I know that older ships just had some analog gauges to show fuel rate.
>
>Can anyone tell me some of the data that is available to the flight crew
>that is calculated from the flow rate i.e. quantities that are shown,
>warnings that are given, and what nav units are also tied into..  Also
>how much of this is really used by the pilots, what do they really want
>to know about the fuel system.
>

Have recently purchased a video produced by Intelligent TV and Video in
the UK, which gives an excellent overview of the 747-400 (CX) including
the fuel management systems.  Highly recommended.

Steve
Sydney, Australia