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EU Car Makers Manipulating Fuel Efficiency Figures

fiid cheats? (431 comments)

How about incorporating the "cheats" into the final design and making a legitemate 25-50% increase in economy.

about a year and a half ago
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Know How To Use a Slide Rule?

fiid Pilots know how to use slide rules. (388 comments)

The E6-B is a rotary slide rule that pilots use for calculating wind correction angles, time/speed/distance problems, conversion between units (i.e. weight of a certain number of gallons of fuel), and fuel consumption.

It's preferred over digital devices because they still work when the batteries go flat, they are easy to use with one hand, and some models are actually smaller.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E6B

more than 6 years ago

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