Re: Electrical power supplies

From: (Brad Gillies)
Organization: Leading Edge Aviation Services
Date:         15 Jun 95 14:25:32 
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Jean-Francois Mezei <MEZEI_JF@Eisner.DECUS.Org> wrote:
>How much electrical power is generated by the average large airliner ?
>(767, 747-400) ?
>How much is needed for aircraft operations and how much is available for
>passenger confort (lights, video, galleys).

ON a large airliner like the 747-400 each engine has a generator which is capable
supplying 90KVA and an APU with to smaller (50KVA ?)  generators. This is
enough power to run a small town and leaves alot left over for the "little things"