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Trouble with fuel planner

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Hi.I am trying to get a sensible fuel plan for a flight I want to do but can't work out what to put for the reserves entry.This is what I have got so far:Route distance: 3017nmAlt dist: 50nmTaxi Time: 30minsHold Time: 30minsAditional reserves: 5000lbsAltitude: FL350Wind: 10kts tailTOTAL fuel: 128089lbsWhat should I put into the FMC as the reserves entry?Thanks for any help :-) Andy S

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The figure you put in reserves is a figure by which time you should be on the ground. This entry is basically a warning to have the system tell you that there isnt enough fuel to complete things.

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