Date: 14 Jul 97 20:27:01 From: D.P.Rhodes@lboro.ac.uk (Darren Rhodes) Organization: Loughborough University References: 1 2 3
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On 13 Jul 97 01:25:50 , Jay Biederman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >Actually the tires are inflated with nitrogen gas. This is because the >tire pressure stays fairly constant over large variations in >temperature. Also, if I remember correctly, the tires are inflated to >around 140 PSI. For the 747-400 certified upto 394625kg the pressure is 205psi. The MTOW has since been increased to 396893kg - not sure if this required a increase in tyre pressure. The heighest tyre pressures were on the B747-100B at 226psi.