ARO 312 Lec 6 Aviation Fuels

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jncunningham
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ARO 312 Lec 6 Aviation Fuels
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2014-06-09 16:52:41
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ARO 312 Lec 6 Aviation Fuels
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  1. Aviation fuel used to power spark-ignited piston-engine aircraft
    Avgas
  2. Petroleum spirit used in cars
    Mogas
  3. Boiling point - when boiling starts (0% vaporized)
    Initial BP
  4. Boiling point - when boiling ends (100% vaporized)
    End BP
  5. Primary specification fuel in US
    Jet-A
  6. Specification fuel in rest of the world
    Jet-A1
  7. Lowest temperature where enough fluid can evaporate to form a combustible concentration of gas
    Flash point
  8. Minimum temperature required to ignite a gas or vapor without a spark or flame being present
    Auto-ignition temperature
  9. Fuel used on aircraft carriers; high flash point
    JP-5
  10. Fuel used by SR-71
    JP-7
  11. Fuel developed for the U-2
    JPTS

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