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FUEL PIT [1 record]

Record 1 2001-07-04


Subject field(s)
  • Stationary Airport Facilities
  • Oil and Gas Distribution Facilities

Fuel is transferred to the pits by pumps located at the storage tanks. ... the advantages of the fuel pit are: a continuous supply of fuel is available at all times ...

Key term(s)
  • fuelling pit
  • fueling pit


  • Installations fixes d'aéroport
  • Install. de distrib. (Pétrole et gaz naturel)

Dispositif permettant de prendre le carburant sous l'aire du trafic.


aéropuits : Système fixe d'avitaillement tombé en désuétude, constitué par un coffret enterré disposé sur l'aire de stationnement, comportant une pompe, un filtre, un compteur et un flexible.


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