Re: Do fuel valves ice jam due to water in fuel?

From:         wb8foz@netcom.com (David Lesher)
Organization: NRK Clinic for habitual NetNews Abusers - Beltway Annex
Date:         03 Sep 96 01:16:55 
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mrtonka@aol.com (MRTONKA) writes:

>Has anyone heard of cases where motor operated fuel valves (ball, gate or
>butterfly) jammed internally due to ice caused by excessive water in the
>fuel (JP4 or kerosene) freezing during flight at high altitude?

When I was responsible for a 6" Jet A line, I know that water was
very carefully monitored. Further, filters up to & including the
hydrant truck's removed it.



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