cross-feed

cross-feed

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A system in a multiengine airplane by which fuel or oil may be transferred from engine to engine, or from tank to tank. Tank-to-tank transfer, especially from one side of an aircraft to another in a single-engine aircraft, is also referred to as cross-feed.
A typical cross-feed cock. In ‘NORM' position all pumps are energized. ‘AFT' position energizes pumps in the aft tank, opens cross-feed valve and transfers fuel to the engine and forward tank. Selection of switch to ‘FORWARD' position energizes the pump in the forward tank, opens cross-feed valve and transfers fuel to the engine and aft tank.
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The very brief instructions (less than a half typewritten page) that came with the Brand X receiver recommend using a drill press and a compound cross-feed vise to remove the insert material.
The correct circumference equal to of the circle inscribed into the original contour results from the properly chosen cross-feed motion.
We turned on all the fuel-tank pumps, even in the empty tanks, and opened the fuel cross-feed.
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This provided a venue for participants to cross-feed operational techniques and experiences.
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After a few chances were diminished by Wachusett netminder Kevin Miller (20 saves), Westboro finally lit the lamp at 9:13 of the frame when Eric Collado, taking a nice cross-feed from Aaron Ledbetter, was able to slip a shot past Miller giving the Rangers a 1-0 lead.