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fuel transfer [1 record]

Record 1 2011-09-12


Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Propulsion Systems
  • Air Transport

When fuel is automatically transferred from the tail trim tank or center tank, it goes into the lower of the wing tanks and tends to mask a fuel imbalance. Switching the fuel transfer to manual makes the crew more aware of what the system is doing.


  • Propulsion des aéronefs
  • Transport aérien

[...] les ingénieurs [...] ont pu adopter un nouveau système de gestion actif du transfert de carburant dans la voilure.


transfert de carburant : terme uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Opérations aériennes.


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