May 22, 2008
AOPA Pilot Information Center
Fuel prices are constantly on the rise. AOPA is striving daily to provide you with tools like AOPA’s Airport Directory Online with up-to-date fuel price listings to help you control the cost of staying in the air. Here are some techniques you can use to extend the life of a gallon of avgas.
A word of caution, though: The one thing you don’t want to stretch is the fuel available in your tanks. It’s one thing to manage your fuel so it goes further—it’s another to skimp on topping the tanks and running the risk of fuel exhaustion. The AOPA Air Safety Foundation’s Fuel Awareness Safety Advisor reminds us all to carry enough fuel to safely complete the flight.
And, when you taxi to the pump don’t forget your AOPA WorldPoints Credit Card and get double points for every dollar in net retail purchases at thousands of participating FBOs.
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