pre-oiling

pre-oiling

One of the steps when installing a new or an overhauled engine in an aircraft. Lubricating oil is pumped into oil passages so that all the bearings will be flooded with oil when it is started.
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Recognizing that 55-gallon oil drums rather than quart cans were used to All the pre-oiling and pressure All tank (PON-6) used to service the aircraft, he examined one of the empty drums.