accessory gearbox


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accessory gearbox

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The section of an aeroengine that contains the devices to operate such accessories as fuel pump(s), hydraulic and air pumps, and generators. An accessory gearbox is driven by a driveshaft from a bevel bearing connected to a compressor shaft in some gas turbine engines.
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The intent of the procedure is to have power after you crash land and secure the engines, but the APP also drives the accessory gearbox.
Dowty Aerospace Wolverhampton supplies a number of systems and components, including flight controls, air intake actuators and accessory gearbox for Eurofighter.
Tenders are invited for Eoi For Aircraft Mounted Accessory Gearbox (Amagb) Casing Castings
UTC Aerospace Systems' Engine & Controls Systems business was also selected by Snecma (Safran) to provide the accessory gearbox system for the Silvercrest Engine, which powers the latest Falcon 5X Business Jet.
1 IPS blower can wear out the Axis-G seal on the accessory gearbox of the engine.
Further inspection revealed a missing O-ring packing in an area that leads from the overspeed and drain valve into the accessory gearbox, causing fuel to leak during normal operation.
UTC Aerospace Systems% Engine & Controls Systems business was also selected by Snecma (Safran) to provide the Accessory Gearbox System for the Silvercrest Engine, which powers the latest Falcon 5X Business Jet.
Its principal products include helicopter gears and transmissions, accessory gearbox assemblies, rotorcraft drive systems and other machined and fabricated parts.
The T700 engine is unique in that it has a built-in integrated particle separator (IPS) blower as part of the engine's accessory gearbox.