wet-sump engine

wet-sump engine

wet-sump engine
The illustration shows a wet-sump lubrication system. If this system forms an integral part of the engine, it will be called wet-sump engine.
An aircraft engine in which the engine oil is carried in a sump that forms an integral part of the engine.
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That oil is supplied via twin oil pumps capable of keeping the wet-sump engine lubricated at 1.