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Old 20 November 2012, 19:08   #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.

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...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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