1965-02-01

“The Turbo-Chief” - San Francisco Fire Department's Gas Turbine Powered Fire Apparatus 650462

For the past four years the San Francisco Fire Department has owned and operated an American La France Triple Combination Engine Company powered with a Boeing Model 502 gas turbine engine. This engine company, in first line fire service, has illustrated the practicability of the gas turbine in vehicular applications.
The purpose of this paper is to outline the experience gained by the use of a gas turbine engine in such an installation.

SAE MOBILUS

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