Talk:British Airways Flight 38 investigation focuses on fuel system

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I added the sentance "In addition to the fuel required to get to the target destination or emergency alternative airport - whichever is further - aircraft typicaly carry between thirty and forty-five minutes worth of extra fuel as a safety margin." This is not sourced, but is common knowledge amongst those familiar with the aviation industry, and gives some idea of what constitutes "adequate fuel". Although this is technicaly OR I have not added the template as I feel that would look slightly pretentious for such a small level of additional knowledge - but I welcome comments on whether I should in fact have added it. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 16:31, 26 January 2008 (UTC)