airstart

airstart

[′er‚stärt]
(aerospace engineering)
An act or instance of starting an aircraft's engine while in flight, especially a jet engine after flameout.
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Again he attempted to airstart the starboard engine by checking the left throttle in the OFF position, positioning the right throttle to idle and depressing the right ignition button.
An airstart was attempted, and the pilot felt a sensation that the engine was starting, but it did not accelerate.
They had to shut down the engine and perform an immediate airstart.
In May, the aircraft will go to California's Edwards Air Force Base for airstart testing.
The squadron found out that the airstart check valve had failed open, which allowed 1,100-degree-Fahrenheit engine bleed-air to charge the huffer hose in reverse.
These logic changes either accommodate the malfunction and avoid the shutdown or, in some cases, have provisions to tolerate the malfunction if Primary (PRI) mode is reselected as part of the airstart procedure.
Once the prescribed five minutes had elapsed, the pilots began airstart procedures on the starboard engine.
The pilot set up for an immediate ditch and the copilot transitioned from shutdown procedures to airstart procedures.
He continued the compressor-stall checklist, secured the engine, and tried an immediate airstart, which also failed.
Option two was to apply the boldface EP entitled "Immediate airstart.
The first shutdown and restart was a starter-assisted airstart, where we simulated engine shutdown as a precaution, then restarted via a non-memory checklist.