APU, was MD-80: Lawn Dart or Efficient Design?

From:         wb8foz@netcom.com (David Lesher)
Organization: NRK Clinic for habitual NetNews Abusers - Beltway Annex
Date:         23 Aug 96 13:45:06 
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>This is that same as the L-1011 installation. The difference is that the
>L-1011 APU (which is a derivative of the PT-6) is much louder and seems
>to blow much hotter air than the DC-10 (which I think is a Garret unit).


Note the standard definition of an APU:

	A device that converts Jet-A into noise.

I too have had to stand next to an a/c with a running APU.
After about an hour, you are not a happy camper.....
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