09 Converting weight to volume
Precise planning of fuelling is a vital part of flight preparation. Several ways of measuring fuel are used
in practice, e.g. by volume (in litres, Imperial gallons, US gallons) or by weight (in kg or lbs).
The conversion of one to another is therefore very important.
Conversion using density
Fuel density is required to convert volume to weight. The mass of a volume unit of a material is called
density. And the density is generally given in kg/dm3.
The weight of fuel can be calculated from its volume and vice versa by means of its density.
The AVIATION CALCULATOR contains conversion scales for "Density" in kg and in lbs.