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fuel dump valve [2 records]

Record 1 2000-10-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance
DEF

A large valve located at the bottom of a tank or container used in emergency situations to empty the tank quickly; for example, to jettison fuel from an airplane fuel tank.

OBS

jettison valve: term officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Circuits des aéronefs
  • Aérotechnique et maintenance
DEF

Dispositif permettant la vidange rapide en vol des réservoirs de carburant.

OBS

vide-vite : terme uniformisé par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).

Key term(s)
  • clapet de drainage
  • clapet de décharge

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Circuitos de las aeronaves
  • Ingeniería aeronáutica y mantenimiento
OBS

válvula de vaciado rápido : término aceptado oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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Record 2 1980-04-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Air Transport

French

Domaine(s)
  • Transport aérien
OBS

terme d'usage obligatoire au Bureau des Traductions.

Spanish

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