qslinger
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Pictures Of APU.

Tue May 09, 2006 7:34 pm

We all have heard them and heard of them, but I haven't seen one. Would really apreciate it if someone can put up pictures of APU's of small planes, like the 737 to the mammoth 747, 777, 380 etc... Thanx
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RE: Pictures Of APU.

Tue May 09, 2006 9:45 pm


737 APU
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RE: Pictures Of APU.

Tue May 09, 2006 9:55 pm


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RE: Pictures Of APU.

Tue May 09, 2006 10:21 pm

Big version: Width: 210 Height: 210 File size: 27kb


oh, sorry... i misunderstood.
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RE: Pictures Of APU.

Tue May 09, 2006 10:30 pm

Quoting Vs773er (Reply 3):



oh, sorry... i misunderstood.

haha yeah google APU and thats about all you'll come up with Apu from the Simpsons! Thankyou please come again.  Wink
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RE: Pictures Of APU.

Tue May 09, 2006 10:38 pm

Quoting Vs773er (Reply 3):
oh, sorry... i misunderstood.

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RE: Pictures Of APU.

Sun May 14, 2006 4:33 pm

Quoting Vs773er (Reply 3):
oh, sorry... i misunderstood

That was funny.


Zkpilot and JT8DJET, thank you so much for the pics. They were great!!
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RE: Pictures Of APU.

Sun May 14, 2006 11:05 pm

Here is another one  Wink


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RE: Pictures Of APU.

Mon May 15, 2006 12:07 am

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RE: Pictures Of APU.

Mon May 15, 2006 12:51 am

Here are some close up pictures of just APUs. I work for the company that makes them for many planes but I work in a different facility that is responsible for other parts, and I have worked on electrical generators that are mounted inside the engines. Here are pictures of an Airbus A320 APU and a Boeing 737 APU. The Boeing 737 APU is smaller and rated at 60kVA, while the Airbus A320 APU is larger and rated at 90kVA. These modern APUs are only about 300 lbs. That is quite impressive for a small engine. If you have any specific questions about the manufacturing and design side, I might be able to answer them.

Airbus APU


Boeing APU


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