1973-02-01

An Airline View of the Future of Auxiliary Power Systems 730379

In an effort to relieve some of the environmental and economic pressures placed upon operation of commercial air transport equipment, several future aircraft designs have been discussed which consider in-flight use of the auxiliary power unit (APU). Justification for such a system is logical considering the depth of analysis conducted to date. But it must be remembered that it is the ultimate consumer, the traveling public, who must be satisfied. There can be no compromise on safety and reliability. Future studies of in-flight use of the APU must take this into account.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X