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Old 13 February 2013, 08:17   #11
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Great information, thanks.

I'm no request rock scientist, but it appears the faster you go, the more fuel you use. I will definitely hit WOT, but won't keep it there for long.
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Old 13 February 2013, 08:23   #12
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"I'm no request rock scientist, but it appears the faster you go, the more fuel you use."

Use the graphs and look carefully at where the gap between the speed and fuel use is the largest.
FWIW - I find that anywhere between 3,000 rpms and near 4,800 rpms gives a very good fuel use per mile travelled.
That leaves a large choice of cruising speeds up to the captain.
Hope this helps
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