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Fuel Level Control Valves and Systems
- Aerospace Standard
Published May 17, 2016 by SAE International in United States
Downloadable datasets availableAnnotation ability available
A fuel level control valve/system controls the quantity of fuel in a tank being filled or emptied on the aircraft. This document provides a general familiarization with these mechanisms (e.g., forms they take, functions, system design considerations). This document provides the aircraft fuel system designer with information about these mechanisms/devices, so that he can prescribe the types of level control valves/systems which are best suited for his particular fuel system configuration.
The scope has been expanded as different aircraft manufacturers may use different type of fuel system architectures. Their refueling and defueling systems may take different configurations, may require different types of fuel control valves and may require different types of interface with the onboard Fuel Measurement System. They must also limit pressure surges and be compatible with ground refueling equipment which have varying surge potentials and create surges.
This revision to the Fuel Level Control Valve/System addresses the addition of more valve technologies and the interface of the refuel valves with the refuel system, including the Fuel Quantity Indication System.
Data Sets - Support Documents
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|AIR1615B||Thesaurus for Fuel System Components|
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