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pressure fuelling [1 record]

Record 1 2012-10-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance
  • Ground Equipment (Airports)
CONT

Pressure fueling is used on many late model aircraft. This fueling process ... greatly reduces the time required to service large aircraft. There are also other advantages in the pressure fueling process. It eliminates aircraft skin damage and hazards to personnel and reduces the chances for fuel contamination. Pressure fueling also reduces the chance of static electricity igniting fuel vapors.

CONT

Pressure refuelling is much quicker than gravity fuelling. The fuel tanks are filled to the desired level according to the sequence selected by the fuelling personnel.

OBS

single point refuelling: term officially approved by the Aeronautical Terminology Standardization Committee (ATSC) - Helicopters.

Key term(s)
  • single point fueling
  • pressure refueling
  • single point refueling

French

Domaine(s)
  • Aérotechnique et maintenance
  • Matériel de piste (Aéroports)
OBS

avitaillement à point unique : terme uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Hélicoptères.

OBS

avitaillement à point unique : terme uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Opérations aériennes.

Spanish

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