1969-02-01

Recent Developments in Pneumatic Starters for Jet Engines 690737

This paper describes the features of and the improvements to the modern pneumatic starters for turbo-jet engines including the containment material, improved gear material, wind-milling reengagements and the improved reliability of pneumatic starters. These improvements have had significant effects on weight and performance, and have resulted in a better product with the prospect of improved service life. Advances in design, materials, and other state-of-the-art improvements have accomplished significant reduction in weight of this equipment, and improved operational reliability.

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