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Old 20 November 2012, 18:08   #21
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Originally Posted by Merlin View Post
It may have been a fuel miscalculation from metric litres to gallons, as US gallons are about 3.8 litres and a UK gallon is 4.54 litres; that might make all the difference.

I remember it as 45 UK gallons is the same as 54 US gallons and they both measure 205 litres.
That's the most likely explanation, IMHO.

Originally Posted by CrashMidnick View Post
...He said that those computers were the best in the 80's-90's for "heavly calculating stuff" and they never crash.
That lets NASA's Amigas off the hook, then!

They wouldn't have needed the power of the Amiga for a simple fuel calculation... or would they?
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