tank selector valve

tank selector valve

A selector valve controlled by the pilot to select the fuel tank from which he or she desires to feed the engine. See selector valve (i).
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The flap lever was in the stowed, flaps-up position and the fuel tank selector valve was on BOTH.
The accident airplane had made a safe precautionary landing in a field after a malfunction of the fuel tank selector valve. The pilot made an adjustment to the airplane and had decided to reposition it to a nearby airport.