Re: Electrical power supplies

From:         riffraff@eskimo.com (David Hendrickson)
Organization: Eskimo North (206) For-Ever
Date:         22 May 95 12:50:57 
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In article <airliners.1995.662@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
Jean-Francois Mezei  <MEZEI_JF@Eisner.DECUS.Org> wrote:
>With the increasing desire of adding more and more entertainment services on
>board aircrafts, I am wondering how much an airline can decide to add without
>worrying about the plane's electrical supply ?
>
>How much electrical power is generated by the average large airliner ?
>(767, 747-400) ?

a 747-100/200 has one 60 KVA generator on each engine and two 90 KVA
generators on the APU.  i'd imagine a -400 would be at least that.

dave
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