engine seizure

engine seizure

That condition of an engine when its moving parts are locked or have stopped moving because of some internal malfunction.
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Wallasey-born pilot Jack Potter is not mentioned by name, but the moment in Christopher Nolan's movie in which Farrier, played by Tom Hardy, ditches his Spitfire into the sea after an engine seizure, is based on his own experience.
Lasse Bjerre and Hugh Skidmore, both racing competitively for the first time since serious injuries put an end to their 2015 campaigns, scored eight each, including race wins and new skipper Bjerre would have been unbeaten by an opponent had he not suffered an engine seizure while leading heat one.
Due to the engine's design, the oil filler cap was located at a low point on the engine; therefore, failure to secure the cap would have resulted in a rapid expulsion of engine oil and a subsequent engine seizure."
This affects lubrication and increases the heat caused by friction, damaging the engine or, in the worst case, leading to engine seizure.
Lapping a little way off the leading pace to begin with was only to be expected in the circumstances, but then an engine seizure in qualifying left Jordan plum last on the starting grid for his two heats - unaccustomed territory indeed for one of Britain's undisputed leading lights.
With the oil pressure below the minimum 30 psi required for engine operation, Capt Lanto shut down the engine IAW Dash 1 checklist guidance to avoid imminent engine seizure. Following the engine shutdown, while in IMC and surrounded by high terrain on all sides, Capt Lanto began preparation for a single-engine ILS to the wet runway.
By monitoring engine temperature, the Blaze pyrometer can also locate potential lean spots to prevent engine seizure, said Hoyt.
It was cruel luck again for the crew who had already been denied the opportunity to follow up their Trackrod Clubmans Rally win when a broken turbo caused an engine seizure in last month's Malton Forest Rally with the finish line in sight.
At the Warden Law circuit in County Durham back in July, Ryan stormed from 13th on the grid to a brilliant second place at the chequered flag, despite suffering an engine seizure and gearbox failure in practice which set him on the back foot.
He turned on the emergency power unit (EPU) in anticipation of engine seizure and lowered the landing gear while performing the approach.
I gather the oil pump can cause oil starvation, often resulting in engine seizure and "big end" failure.
Maj Padden was forced to fly a flameout penetration through the weather in the event of possible engine seizure. Maj Padden maneuvered his aircraft to intercept the localizer approach to the active runway.