Posted December 27, 2018
Ah yes I think I read about that before, or saw a documentary about it. It's kind of frightening how simple the error was, and how easy it ought to have been to pick up on it: 1.77 kg per liter of fuel seems way, way to high given that water is only 1kg per liter. Then again, if someone was used to imperial all their life then perhaps that's a simple thing not to be familiar with.
TARFU: Another math/measurement error leads to near-disaster: