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Fuel tank config & loading

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Hello all

In the Manual there are three different types of tank configurations

 

L200F & LR

 

1. no auxiliary tank

2. one cell aux tank

3. three cell aux tank

 

which one do we have?

 

Also can some one point me to a diagram of the loading sequence, I cant seem to locate it.

 

thanks in advance

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You get to choose the number of aux tanks in the fmc, under PMDG setup menu, aircraft options.

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Selecting short run panel state fills the tank to around 145t, suppose i need just 30t of fuel, then ground operations does not have ability to defuel..then I need to manually set fuel load through mcdu..any workaround to allow a particular low fuel fig to be set initially on start up, so everytime I can use ground ops to upload whatever fuel??

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Selecting short run panel state fills the tank to around 145t, suppose i need just 30t of fuel, then ground operations does not have ability to defuel..then I need to manually set fuel load through mcdu..any workaround to allow a particular low fuel fig to be set initially on start up, so everytime I can use ground ops to upload whatever fuel??

 

Load the SHORT panel state, change fuel to some smaller amount, 5 tonnes or so, save it as a new panel state.

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guys  is there a diagram to show the loading sequence? eg center tank first etc etc?

 

for the life of me i cant find where to choose aux tanks as per Williams directions above 

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Center tank on all airliners got loaded last, wing or wingtip tanks get loaded first.

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Got it 

 

and auxiliary should have last priority ?

yes, although I think Ryan just stated no airlines are equipped with the aux tank on the LR. Haven't bothered to check myself so don't want to spread false info.

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Thanks Rob thats the last bit of info needed for the T777 fuel profile Vroute premium.

 

Actually the second last the last is >>>Minimum fuel required at touch down lbs

 

I will keep hunting for it in the Manual unless some one happens to know it

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I will keep hunting for it in the Manual unless some one happens to know it

 

Intro Manual for how to set which tanks you have (hint: it's done via PMDG Setup > Aircraft Options, and the intro manual has bookmarks  :wink: )

 

Why are you looking for the loading order?  This is all managed via FS Actions > Fuel

 

You should not load fuel via the FS menus - ever.

(Just in case you didn't know that already)

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Thanks Rob thats the last bit of info needed for the T777 fuel profile Vroute premium.

 

Actually the second last the last is >>>Minimum fuel required at touch down lbs

 

I will keep hunting for it in the Manual unless some one happens to know it

Minimum fuel required at touch down depends on the rules you are flying under. Generally a final reserve of 30 minutes flying time is an absolute minimum.

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Thanks guys , I was ticking off a check list for a fuel planner Dev and was on a time limit

 

Kyle yeah missed it in the manual initially but got to say Im actually enjoying reading the manuals for this one, maybe because i really love the 777

 

John that question wasn't worded properly to me. What was wanted was the fuel in the tanks that is unusable, and my understanding would be 500-1500lbs in big jets.

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