- A high octane fuel used primarily in aircraft but also used in racing vehicles to improve performance.
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fuel filter — A filter in the fuel system of aircraft to prevent minute contaminants from affecting adversely the engine driven fuel pump and fuel control components. There is a low pressure filter between the supply tank and the engine fuel system and a high… … Aviation dictionary
fuel heater — A form of a fuel air heat exchanger in which heat is taken from the compressor bleed air and put into the fuel before it flows through the fuel filter. This is to ensure that water in the fuel does not freeze and restrict the fuel flow, leading… … Aviation dictionary
fuel-air mixture — The fuel air mixture denotes a combination of fuel and air within a certain range of proportion. It is chemically correct when there is enough air in the mixture to burn up the present fuel completely. Normally, it is 1:15 by weight. There are… … Aviation dictionary
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