|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/135C ; 137/255 ; 137/263 ; 137/266|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 30 인용 특허 : 3|
A multi-engine helicopter fuel supply balance system effects automatic transfer of fuel from a larger tank to a smaller tank in response to low fuel level in the smaller tank when in automatic mode, and effects a transfer of a predetermined quantity of fuel between selected tanks by timed operation of a constant delivery pump when in manual mode.
In combination with a helicopter having first, second, and third main engines, a fuel supply balance system comprising: first, second, third and fourth fuel tanks, said first and fourth fuel tanks each being smaller in volume than either of said second and third fuel tanks and being connected to deliver fuel directly to said first and said third engines, respectively, and said second and third tanks being connected to deliver fuel directly to said second engine; a common fuel line for delivery of fuel to each of said tanks; first, second, third and fourt...