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Engine Fires in Aeroplanes: An Account of Fire Precautions in R.A.F. Reciprocating‐Engined Aircraft

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 October 1946

Abstract

ABOUT two years before the war, requirements were laid down for automatically operated engine fire‐extinguishers to be fitted to all military aircraft. These were to consist of a fire‐extinguisher bottle discharging methyl bromide into the engine air intake and through spray piping surrounding the engine.

Citation

Neal, M. (1946), "Engine Fires in Aeroplanes: An Account of Fire Precautions in R.A.F. Reciprocating‐Engined Aircraft", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 18 No. 10, pp. 352-352. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031430

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