Re: Inert Gas In Fuel Tanks

From:         chuckh@hub.chc.com (Chuck Huffington)
Date:         03 Sep 96 01:16:54 
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Art Intemann (ajintemann@earthlink.net) wrote:
: 	The C5A/B has a nitrogen inerting system--nitrogen (externally
: loaded) is percolated through the tanks and eventually replaces
: all the oxygen in the ullage areas.

I was looking at some manuals for the B-47.  It appears that they had a
system with dry ice bottles connected to the fuel tanks.  Anybody recall
any similar systems, or problems with this one?