tank switch

tank switch

[′taŋk ‚swich]
(petroleum engineering)
An automatic control of lease tanks in oil fields, including controls of lines to fill tanks and for pipeline runs; can be electrically or pneumatically actuated.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He informs Barbie about the reserve fuel tank switch. The plane safely lands.
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There's an on-off, but no tank switch. The tank itself lives behind the right seat on the other side of the keel from the baggage compartment.
At my first tank switch, I take that number, subtract it from total fuel onboard (FOB) readout from the fuel page of the Garmin 530.
Then, as the end nears, you must monitor it carefully and be poised for a quick tank switch: boost pump on, switch tanks, monitor, pump off.
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The airplane's tip tank switches were found in the "Off" position.