The Jet Fuel Starter Goes Operational PUBLIC ACCESS

[+] Author Affiliations
R. A. Quick, F. D. Miller

ASD/ENJIA, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Paper No. 71-GT-43, pp. V001T01A043; 10 pages
  • ASME 1971 International Gas Turbine Conference and Products Show
  • ASME 1971 International Gas Turbine Conference and Products Show
  • Houston, Texas, USA, March 28–April 1, 1971
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7982-5
  • Copyright © 1971 by ASME


A new type aircraft starting system is now operational in the A-7D aircraft. A general description of the system, its components and operation are covered. The Jet Fuel Starter, a small gas turbine and heart of the new system, is described in detail. History, operational experience, problems encountered, and preproduction testing of the Air Force Type STU-26/A Jet Fuel Starter are reviewed.

Copyright © 1971 by ASME
Topics: Jet fuels
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