altitude engine

altitude engine

A reciprocating aircraft engine having a rated takeoff power that is producible from sea level to an established higher altitude as a result of supercharging or turbocharging.
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The new dormitory is fitted with an upgraded altitude engine that incorporates a completely new nitrogen generation system and a "state-of-the-art" control panel, while maintaining the existing bedrooms and technical areas.
Aerojet's successful test programme reportedly provides the hot fire data needed to update the existing design and fabricate additional reaction control engines for delivery to NASA's White Sands Test facility and the NASA Glenn Research Centre in early 2008 to support a full-propulsion module system test as well as extensive altitude engine testing.