altitude valve

altitude valve

[′al·tə‚tüd ‚valv]
(aerospace engineering)
A valve that adjusts the composition of the air-fuel mixture admitted into an airplane carburetor as the air density varies with altitude.
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2; 3) Altitude Valve Vault; 4) Canopy; and 5) Pump Station (including all piping, valves, equipment, and electrical materials therein).
75 Million Gallon Water Storage Tank Complete In Every Detail And With All Indicated Appurtenances Including An In-Tank Mixer, Altitude Valve And Vault, And An Access Road As Indicated.
The project also includes replacement of the tank~s altitude valve (formerly shown as Project 13-10 at a cost of $50,000)
the work also includes the removal of the existing altitude valve at the eurungunder hill reservoir and insertion of a 150mm check valve in its place.