Facing Down Fuel Costs
Now that aviation fuel costs more than $4 a gallon in many parts of the country, it has become a more significant expense in the overall operation of an airplane. Unfortunately, many of the habits we formed in operating airplanes when fuel was one-quarter or even one-half of what it costs today are not optimal given the current fuel prices.
"Facing Down Fuel Costs" (September 2006 Pilot) is a listing of some techniques and products that will save fuel or reduce fuel costs over the long term. If you have additional fuel-saving tips and techniques, please share them with us by e-mail (email@example.com).