Electrostatic Discharges in Aircraft Fuel Systems - (Report of Electrical Discharges Advisory Group, Aviation Fuel, Lubricant, and Equipment Research Committee of the Coordinating Research Council, Inc.) 620305

A study has been made by the Coordinating Research Council (CRC) of electrostatic phenomena during the fueling of both a full-scale mockup of a typical jet aircraft wing tank and a small-scale rig representing a single compartment of an integral wing tank. The tests were performed with equipment typical of modern aircraft fueling installations and using several batches of typical aviation turbine fuels as supplied by the manufacturers.


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