From: email@example.com (Charles Platt) Organization: PANIX Public Access Internet and UNIX, NYC Date: 03 Sep 96 01:16:54 References: 1 2 3
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Dave Starr (DaveStarr@worldnet.att.net) wrote: > Thanks for that C-17 info, Jeremey. I wasn't aware that anything tht > modern was using an inert gas system. It's interesting to note that a > number of modern AF aircraft, notably many C-130E and H's, use blocks of > reticulated poylurethane foam to completelly fill the tankage space. I believe a similar system is used in formula race cars, to reduce the chances of explosion or massive fuel spills in a crash.