1968-02-01

Installation of the APU in the 747 Airplane 680709

The implementation and installation of Boeing's 747 auxiliary power unit (APU) was the result of efforts tailored to the 747 airplane's needs. Greater power requirement of the plane and its size made unique demands in formulating an APU design specification. Testing, specifications, and mounting of the APU are discussed as well as considerations of safety and fire protection.

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