single-point refueling

single-point refueling

A method of refueling an aircraft from a single point. The fueling hose is attached to this point, and the correct tank valves are opened. Single-point refueling is normally referred to as pressure refueling. However, some aircraft are gravity refueled through a single point. See central refueling system.
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While fueling aircraft with a GPU connected, white smoke began billowing from in front of the single-point refueling door.
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On more-sophisticated aircraft, including those with single-point refueling ports like this one, the exercise becomes more problematic.

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