fuel control unit


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fuel control unit

A fuel-metering device that regulates the fuel flow to the engine in accordance with the pilot's demand, ambient environmental conditions, aircraft speed, and other related factors.
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A fuel control unit had apparently malfunctioned on the Origin Pacific Jetstream aircraft, prompting a precautionary engine shut-down, which was carried out as standard.
Removal of original fuel system components including, but not limited to, fuel control unit, HP fuel pump, hydraulic power pack and actuator for power lever;
Interconnecting shaft between the fuel control unit (FCU) and engine-driven pump (FCU drive coupling) was found sheared.
Tenders are invited for Annual Maintenance Contract Of Barometric Fuel Control Unit (Bfcu) Test Rig For 3 Years
Fuel was discovered dripping from the belly, which was traced to a cracked fuel tube at the fuel control unit (Pratt & Whitney p/n 3033981).
The Fuel Cell services a wide range of fuel components and specializes in main engine fuel pumps, fuel control units, fuel boost pumps and valves in addition to Auxilary Power Unit & Ground Service Equipment fuel components.