Re: Inert Gas in Fuel Tanks

From:         Bob Standaert <>
Organization: Texas A&M University
Date:         08 Nov 96 05:24:22 
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One other tidbit -- a brief writeup in Chemical and Engineering News (4
March 1985, p. 26) on nitrogen/oxygen separation offers this:

	[A spokesman from Monsanto] suggests that units may be installed
	on such aircraft as the C5A transport to blanket fuel tanks.  At
	present, these planes carry tanks of liquid nitrogen and must land
	at a source of liquid nitrogen for every third refueling.

(Monsanto makes separators.)


Bob S.