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aviation gasoline [1 record]

Record 1 2018-01-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • White Products (Petroleum)
  • Aircraft Propulsion Systems
DEF

A gasoline for use as a fuel in spark-ignition aviation engines and having a distillation range usually within the limits of 30 °C and 180 °C.

CONT

Piston engine aircraft use aviation gasoline or avgas. The fuel is high grade (high octane) gasoline. In contrast, jet fuel (generally kerosine) is used in turbine-powered aircraft.

OBS

aviation gasoline: designation and definition standardized by ISO.

OBS

aviation gasoline; AVGAS: designations officially approved by the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces.

OBS

aviation gasoline: designation standardized by Environment Canada and the Translation Bureau for use in the National Inventory Report and the Air Pollutant Emission Inventory Report.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Produits blancs (Pétrole)
  • Propulsion des aéronefs
DEF

Essence destinée à être utilisée comme carburant dans les moteurs d'avion du type à allumage commandé et dont l'intervalle de distillation est généralement compris entre 30 °C et 180 °C.

OBS

essence aviation : désignation et définition normalisées par l'ISO.

OBS

essence d'aviation; AVGAS : désignations uniformisées par le ministère de la Défense nationale et les Forces canadiennes.

OBS

essence d'aviation : désignation normalisée par Environnement Canada et le Bureau de la traduction dans le cadre du Rapport d'inventaire national et de l'Inventaire des émissions de polluants atmosphériques.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Productos blancos (Petróleo)
  • Sistemas de propulsión de aeronaves
CONT

Gasolina de aviación. El sistema de denominación para los grados de gasolina de aviación se deriva desde el término general "AVGAS", una sigla ampliamente usada de las palabras "gasolina de aviación", seguida por la marca del grado.

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