fuel-air heat exchanger

fuel-air heat exchanger

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A method of cooling the fuel that gets heated in prolonged supersonic flight. The heat exchanger is in the form of a radiator in which the fuel passes through the cores while cool air is outside the cores. See fuel heater.
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