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About 747PAX real fuel capacity.

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Guys,Don't you remember the stories of 2004 when US authorities diverted almost every third BA747/777 flying to US?If you remember, BA pilots have been given an alternative to land at any US airport (usually BGR or MHT) to proceed additional security check. Every time BA pilots choosen to go back to EGLL.So my question is - how much fuel 747 usually have on departure from EGLL, if they're able to return to Heathrow without refueling while diverted in Canada aerospace?

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>So my question is - how much fuel 747 usually have on>departure from EGLL, if they're able to return to Heathrow>without refueling while diverted in Canada aerospace? Airliners do not carry more fuel than necessary for the trip - it is very expensive to carry extra weight. So in order to be able to turn back and fly to EGLL with no refueling they would have to be around mid-point to their destination, otherwise it would be imposssible. Michael J.http://www.precisionmanuals.com/images/for...argo_hauler.gifhttp://sales.hifisim.com/pub-download/asv6-banner-beta.jpg

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