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How Fuel Efficient Is An Airplane ?

How Fuel Efficient Is An Airplane ?

How much fuel does a 747 need to complete an international flight? How efficient are these aircraft? Join Cristen as she asks how much fuel an international flight actually uses.

How do they measure ?

Aircraft must consume fuel to supply the energy needed to move the vehicles and their passengers. Fuel economy is a measure of how much fuel an aircraft needs in order to operate, and it can be expressed in several ways,

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for example by the liters of fuel consumed per passenger per kilometer. Aerodynamic drag, which exerts a force on the aircraft in the opposite direction from the velocity, is a principal determinant of energy consumption in aircraft because they operate at such high speeds.

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