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What is the strongest plane in the world?

What is the strongest plane in the world?

The An-225 is the heaviest aircraft ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 710 tons. It holds the record for total airlifted payload at 559,580 pounds, as well as airlifted single-item payload at 418,830 pounds. It has the longest wingspan of any plane currently flying at 290 feet, and six freakin’ engines.

How many miles per gallon does a Cessna 172 get?

The Cessna 172 has been produced for a number of years, and there are a number of sub-models of that aircraft. This website shows the fuel efficiency for aircraft currently on the market in MPG at high-speed cruise. , with tricycle fixed gear, gets around 13.37.

What is the fuel burn rate of a Cessna Citation?

Table showing approximate fuel burn by specific aircraft model: Aircraft Category Aircraft Fuel Burn Rate (Gal/hr) Fuel Burn Rate (lb/hr) Turboprops Pilatus PC12 66 Avg 442 Cessna Grand Caravan EX 58 Cruise 390 King Air 350 100 Cruise 670 Light Jets Cessna Citation M2 104 – 137 697 – 918

How many miles per gallon does a 747 get?

In other words, the plane is getting 100 miles per gallon per person! The typical car gets about 25 miles per gallon, so the 747 is much better than a car carrying one person, and compares favorably even if there are four people in the car. Not bad when you consider that the 747 is flying at 550 miles per hour (900 km/h)! How do afterburners work?

What’s the stall speed of a Cessna 170?

The performance of the 170 fits in the middle, cruising at about 120mph, empty weight 1220, gross weight of 2200 lbs, stall speed about 50mph and a climb rate of about 700fpm. This airplane has the ability to operate in shorter runways or strips (less than 1000ft at sea level).

How many miles per gallon does a Cessna 140 get?

With 25 gallons of fuel, this translates to about four and a half hours of duration and a 500-statute-mile range. The operation manual, a book from a simpler time, lists 21.5 miles per gallon at 2,400 rpm in the performance charts. 140A models, and 140s with larger engines and cruise props, reportedly clip along at up to 125 mph (108 kt).

What is the gas mileage for a small airplane like a Cessna?

Aircraft generally measure fuel consumption in gallons per hour. Something such as a small trainer, a Cessna 152, for example, will burn about 6 gph. It will cruise at about 110–115 mph. So you can do the arithmetic from that. About 8 mpg in my plane.

What’s the maximum weight of a Cessna 404?

Fuel capacity is 348 gallons, with 340 usable on the two mains. There are no wing locker tanks. Maximum takeoff weight for the 404 is set at 8,400 pounds, while its maximum landing weight is 8,100 pounds. The aircraft can carry 700 pounds more than its closest competitor, the Piper Navajo Chieftain—and quite a bit farther, too.

Can a Cessna 172 fly on a gallon of fuel?

The beautiful Cessna 172, the most successful aircraft in history, can get as far as a modern compact car on a gallon of regular unleaded fuel. Occasionally even farther. Yes, even my trusty Dehsy, built 52 years ago, can be as economical as a compact car. Ocassionally, that is. However, mpg are not a practical way to compute mileage for aircraft.

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Ruth Doyle