From: Jim Ballentine <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: Oracle Chile Date: 04 Aug 96 16:44:59 References: 1 2 3 Followups: 1 2
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email@example.com (Larry Stone) wrote: > >Apparently, one fuel saving technique being used is the plane is towed to >the runway and engines started in the runup area. > I've always wondered why airports don't provide towing service to/from the runway. It seems that a lot of fuel is wasted having airplanes taxing all over the ground under their own power. Can anybody provide some numbers as to how much (in gallons and/or $) this costs? -- Jim B. The statements and opinions expressed here are my own and do not necessarily represent those of Oracle Corporation.