auxiliary power unit


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auxiliary power unit

n
(Aeronautics) an additional engine fitted to an aircraft to operate when the main engines are not in use
Translations
générateur auxiliaire de bord
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The Contracting Authority has concluded a framework agreement for the maintenance and repair of aircraft F 2000 SN 123, identification mark LZ-OOI, CFE 738-1-1B auxiliary power unit Honeywell GTCP36-150 (F2M) of Aircraft 28 with 2 contractors.
With Honeywell's auxiliary power units, Asiana Airlines can also improve operational performance and lower maintenance costs over the life cycle of its fleet to achieve significant fuel savings year over year.
The Japan Transport Safety Board had initially said the battery for the auxiliary power unit was intact, but later found the slight swelling following detailed scrutiny through a computed tomography scan.
It was the internal air borne Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) of the aircraft that was faulty and it could not supply the initial light the aircraft needed inside the cabin and power the air conditioners prior to take off,'' said Simon Tumba.
Pike Research's report, "Fuel Cells for Auxiliary Power Unit Applications", analyzes the market potential for fuel cells to be utilized as APUs in marine, trucking, aviation, and RV markets.
Jet Aviation Basel has received approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to operate its new Honeywell Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Overhaul Facility for the GTCP36 Series.
The Japan Transport Safety Board said Wednesday it will conduct an analysis of a battery for the auxiliary power unit used in Boeing Co.
The two Navy teams are the Navy/General Electric (GE) F404 PBL Team (sub-system level winner), and the Navy/Honeywell Auxiliary Power Unit Total Logistics Support (APU/TLS) PBL Team (component level winner).
Each was propelled by three installed jet engines, plus an auxiliary power unit (APU).
An on-board hydrogen fuel cell auxiliary power unit complements the military Silverado's 30-kW diesel generator, which itself eliminates the need for a portable generator unit.
Contract notice: Maintenance and repair of aircraft f2000 sn 123, identification mark lz-ooi, engines cfe 738-1-1b, auxiliary power unit honeywell gtcp36-150 (f2m) of the 28th air detachment to a framework agreement.
easyJet has opted for the 131-9A auxiliary power unit, and extended maintenance service for their Airbus A320 family of aircraft, in a contract for 10 years worth USD51m.

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