Comments - Cut Down Header Tank - Zenith Aircraft Builders and Flyers2019-10-18T22:19:37Zhttp://www.zenith.aero/profiles/comment/feed?attachedTo=2606393%3ABlogPost%3A200048&%3Bxn_auth=noYou guys are absolutely corre…tag:www.zenith.aero,2012-03-01:2606393:Comment:1999852012-03-01T02:50:17.276ZSteven Winnhttp://www.zenith.aero/profile/StevenWinn
<p>You guys are absolutely correct, Thanks!</p>
<p>So, I should have 2 gals remaining when the light comes on. If I reduce power to 4 gals/hr (should be no problem), I should have FAA required 30 minutes reserve upon low fuel warning. Now if the weight and balance works out, I'm set (this does have me concerned).</p>
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<p>The tank appears to be made from dead soft .060 aluminum. I will confirm this, and if different will post findings.</p>
<p>You guys are absolutely correct, Thanks!</p>
<p>So, I should have 2 gals remaining when the light comes on. If I reduce power to 4 gals/hr (should be no problem), I should have FAA required 30 minutes reserve upon low fuel warning. Now if the weight and balance works out, I'm set (this does have me concerned).</p>
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<p>The tank appears to be made from dead soft .060 aluminum. I will confirm this, and if different will post findings.</p> Actually your getting the equ…tag:www.zenith.aero,2012-03-01:2606393:Comment:1999832012-03-01T01:03:44.832ZBill McWethyhttp://www.zenith.aero/profile/BillMcWethy
<p>Actually your getting the equations for area of a circle and circumference of a circle mixed up. The area is pi x r squared. So the volume of a cylinder is pi x r squared x length. So if the tank is 8" in diameter and 18" long the volume would be (pi x 4 squared x 18)/231 = 3.9 gallons</p>
<p>Actually your getting the equations for area of a circle and circumference of a circle mixed up. The area is pi x r squared. So the volume of a cylinder is pi x r squared x length. So if the tank is 8" in diameter and 18" long the volume would be (pi x 4 squared x 18)/231 = 3.9 gallons</p> Steven, the formula for volum…tag:www.zenith.aero,2012-03-01:2606393:Comment:2002532012-03-01T01:01:40.838ZKen Ryanhttp://www.zenith.aero/profile/KenRyan
<p>Steven, the formula for volume of a cylinder is:</p>
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<p>Pi time "R-squared" time height so:</p>
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<p>3.14 X 16 X 18 = 904 = 3.9 gallons</p>
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<p>Can you tell me the material thickness of your tank? Thanks!</p>
<p>Steven, the formula for volume of a cylinder is:</p>
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<p>Pi time "R-squared" time height so:</p>
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<p>3.14 X 16 X 18 = 904 = 3.9 gallons</p>
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<p>Can you tell me the material thickness of your tank? Thanks!</p>