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What is a flapper valve

A type of valve that only allows transfer of fluid in one direction

What is a shimmy damper

A two chamber hydraulic valve which helps prevent shimmying of nose landing gear

What do baffles in a fuel tank do

Prevent fuel from surging back and forth

What is a sump used for

Water and other contaminants typically are heavier than fuel and therefore sink to the bottom of the tank. A sump enables this water to be drained

All fuel tanks are vented to?


Why are fuel lines pressurized

To prevent vapor lock in the lines at high altitude

Four types of constant displacement pumps

Vane type, gear type, gerotor and piston

What type of pump requires cooling via bypass fluid

Stratopower pump - a variable displacement pump