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

From:         Reid Fairburn <cr_king@cr_king.seanet.com>
Date:         07 Sep 96 17:09:07 
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At 01:16 AM 9/3/96, GERWOCII wrote:
>It is my understanding that the fuel is heated. At what point this occurs
>I do not know. If it is heated this would prevent and water condesation
>from freezing.

>=====Engine fuel is normally heated prior to entering the fuel filter or
main engine control mechanisms...to reduce ice problems.  Wing fuel is
normally warmed only by hydraulic radiators or aerodynamic heating which
provide very little heat as a general rule...unless you are in a Concorde.

Reid Fairburn
Creative Kingdom, Inc.
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