This week’s video tries to calculate the efficiency of modern aircraft. Are they more efficient that a typical sedan? Watch the video to find out.
Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.
Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+
- How much weight can the 747-8 lift?
- What’s the fuel capacity of the 747-8?
- How much fuel does the plane use per second?
- How do litres per kilometre compare between a car and the 747-8?
- How do they compare when factoring in the number of people on board?
Have a great weekend!
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