How hot does jet fuel burn?

Answer Modern jet fuels have a flashpoint of approximately 120 degrees Fahrenheit, which is high enough that people can safely work with the fuel, even on very hot days. The temperature they produce after... Read More »

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How much fuel does a 747 jet burn?

A Boeing 747 burns about five gallons of fuel per mile. The 747-400, the model currently in use by most airlines, carries about 126,000 pounds of fuel.Source:Boeing

What temp does jet fuel burn?

Jet fuel is a paraffin oil-based fuel that ignites at 100 degrees Fahrenheit. It generally burns at between 500 and 599 degrees Fahrenheit, and the maximum burning temperature is 1796 degrees Fahre... Read More »

At what temperature does jet fuel burn?

According to the Airport Jet Fuel website, jet fuel burns at about 1,800 degrees F. It would take at least 120 degrees F before jet fuel would blow up (called the flash point).Source:Airport Jet F... Read More »

Does jet fuel burn hot enough to melt steel?

Jet fuel burns extremely hot, up to 1800 degrees F. It is still not hot enough to burn steel, which requires 2750 degrees F. This gap remains one of the central arguments of September 11 conspiracy... Read More »