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Old 11-19-2012, 03:55 PM
eddieseve eddieseve is offline
 
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Some interesting trip facts Cessnock to Atherton and back to see the Solar eclipse;

Route for trip up, 1 day;

Cessnock -> Scone -> Quirindi -> Moree -> Roma -> Shute Harbor -> Charters Towers -> Mareeba -> Atherton (with a few diversions for rain)

Route for trip back, 2 days with overnight in Coffs Harbor because of rain;

Atherton -> Mareeba -> Charters Towers -> Mackay -> Harvey Bay -> Coffs Harbor -> Williams Town -> Cessnock

Fuel Stops
Roma $174.58 81.65 litres
Shute Harbor $157.07 74.80 litres
Atherton $232.30 101.00 litres
Mackey $174.09 81.39 litres
Harvey Bay $174.17 74.80 litres
Coffs Harbor $147.90 66.27 litres
Cessnock $ 94.11 43.63 litres
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$1154.22 523.54 litres

Cost per person $577.11

Flight and Fuel Stats;

Total flight time 17.05 hours
Average Fuel consumption 30.7 litres per hour
Litres / 100 km 11 litres / 100 km
Fuel Cost per hour $67.70
Average cost per litre $2.20
Average Speed 148.56 knots
Oil consumption 1.5 quarts over 17.05 hours

Distance travelled 2533nm or 4692 kilometres
1283nm Up
1250nm Back

Cheers
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First Flight 16th July 2012
RV-7 Phase 2, 30 Oct 2012
1100 hrs Feb 2020
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