fuel control unit


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fuel control unit

A fuel-metering device that regulates the fuel flow to the engine in accordance with the pilot's demand, ambient environmental conditions, aircraft speed, and other related factors.
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A fuel control unit had apparently malfunctioned on the Origin Pacific Jetstream aircraft, prompting a precautionary engine shut-down, which was carried out as standard.
The first shipment contained a fuel control unit that had not been drained of fuel.
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