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Extensive Quality Testing Required for Taiwan's Fighter Project

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 March 1991



IN 1983, Dowty Fuel Systems tendered for and won the contract for the design and manufacture of the after‐burner fuel contract unit (ABFCU) for the Garrett TFE 1042 turbofan, on the basis of their long experience in the development of hydromechanical aviation fuel metering systems. Garrett Engine Division is a leading US manufacturer of gas turbines for aircraft and helicopters and the TFE1042 turbofan was the designated propulsion system for Taiwan's new Ching‐Kuo fighter aircraft.


(1991), "Extensive Quality Testing Required for Taiwan's Fighter Project", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 63 No. 3, pp. 9-9.




Copyright © 1991, MCB UP Limited

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