The Concorde - that’s 17 fuel tanks carrying 31,569 gallons of fuel weighing 214,669 lbs! Seriously?

First published at 02:24 UTC on March 15th, 2020.

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The Concorde had 17 fuel tanks that could hold a total of 31,569 gallons (119,500 liters) of kerosene fuel. The main tanks were located in each wing (five on each side) and fuselage (four). The Concorde also had three auxiliary or trim fuel tanks ...

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