aircraft fuel system

aircraft fuel system

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That part of the fuel system whose components are located prior to the entry of the fuel into the engine. It consists of fuel tanks, plumbing, fuel transfer pumps, and low-pressure or booster pumps. It also includes the area from where the engine fuel system starts. Also known as a low-pressure fuel system.
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Other aircraft valves include aircraft fuel system valves, aircraft lubrication system valves, aircraft air conditioning system valves, aircraft hydraulic system valves, pneumatic system valves, aircraft ice & rain protection system valves and water & waste system valves.
"Aircraft fuel system lightning protection design and qualification test procedures development, " September 1994.
It cited one company designee, acting on behalf of the FAA, who took his employer's view in a dispute over whether an aircraft fuel system met agency standards.
Boeing's main challenge is to create the environmental conditions experienced on the flight over Siberia, at altitudes up to 40,000ft, in which to test a representation of the aircraft fuel system. Also, work has commenced on developing a more complete understanding of the dynamics of the fuel as it flows from the tank to the engine.
Cobham provides aircraft fuel system and antennae for Airbus aircraft - the products are worth more than pounds 100,000 on each airline the consortium makes.
* An expert in aircraft fuel system crashworthiness who had bachelor's and master's degrees and extensive work experience in aerospace engineering was hired as a potential rebuttal witness.
Proper maintenance of an aircraft fuel system helps ensure a continuous supply of clean, vapor-free fuel without leaks.
That's because engine monitor installs require substantial teardown and interfacing, especially when connecting to the aircraft fuel system. The CGR monitor installation consists of four major components: the CGR display, the engine data converter (EDC-33P), the probes, transducers and modules, plus the wiring harnesses and extension cables.
The air and fuel division is a leading provider of aircraft fuel system components, aerial refueling equipment, high-temperature bleed air valves, turbine clearance control valves, air turbine starters, and aircraft fuel tank inerting systems and components.
* Revise regulations and guidance to define aircraft fuel system functional test procedures and require builders to submit their results.
Mobil has paid out about AUD1.4m to more than 200 claimants under a separate AUD15m emergency package, while aircraft fuel system cleaning costs to about AUD280,000 have also been reimbursed to operators according to Reuters.
A statement released by Mobil`s aviation manager said that `to date Mobil has paid out over AUD1m to reimburse customers for costs associated with aircraft fuel system inspection, testing and clean out and to provide financial relief for those in need.

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