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Sphagnum1 Guest

Flying from NYC to Dallas-FortWorth in my A320 (2 1/2 hours out still), by my calculations I have just enough fuel, with reserves, to make it... but if they ask me to fly around and approach from the south (which I'm sure they will at KDFW), it's going to be very close... I don't wanna have to cheat and auto-refuel in mid air Very Happy

I gotta figure out how to accurately figure out how much fuel I will need each flight, any suggestions?

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Tailhook Chief Captain

If you have Microsoft Excel, you might want to have a look at this little Utility:

http://www.simviation.com/fs2004utilities7.htm

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leachus2002 First Officer

Thanks for that link Tailhook - but I can't get it to work, can anyone else?

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Tailhook Chief Captain

In the meantime we can do it the old-fashioned way vie FS Flight Planner and NavLog. 🤔

Sphagnum1 Guest

what I'm looking for, but unfortunately it's in French Umm...

Odyssey Guest

Can't help you but God speed you captain!! Group Wave

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Canyon (NoWorries) First Officer

Do you have FSPax? They make it easy, by showing Climb Fuel and Decent fuel, so you know how much the most fuel consuming part of the flight takes, then you can easily figure out how far you can go during cruise by using the fuel flow guages, which for a 737 I use between 3,600 lbs per hour per engine and 4,400, depending on power settings.

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