Fuel Characteristics within Aircraft Fuel Systems



The development of aircraft and aero engines has not been without its problems. Some of these have been overcome by design and engineering modifications, but others needed modification of the fuel, normally by tightening the specification and making it more restrictive.


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7.10 Bibliography

  1. L. D. Derry, E. B. Evans, B. A. Faulkner and E. C. G. Jelfs, ‘Vapour and air release from aviation fuels’, Journal of the Institute of Petroleum, Vol. 38, No. 343, July 1952Google Scholar
  2. R. A. Vere, ‘Aviation fuels’, in G. D. Hobson (ed), Modern Petroleum Technology, 5th edn, Wiley, Chichester, 1984, pp. 723–71Google Scholar

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© Eric Goodger and Ray Vere 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cranfield Institute of TechnologyBedfordUK
  2. 2.Esso Petroleum Co. LtdUK

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