Consumption and Conservation

What is the fuel consumption of various aircraft?

Fuel consumption (gallons) Aircraft per 1,000-mile flight Number of passengers
737 128 1,600
737 Stretch 188 1,713
747–400 413 6,584
SST Concorde 126 6,400
Turboprop DHC–8 37 985
Fighter plane F–15 1 750
Military cargo plane C–17 126,000 pound of cargo 5,310


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