A/c train
Topic Author
Posts: 674
Joined: Sun Jun 10, 2001 7:57 am

APU-FADEC's

Tue Mar 13, 2001 4:12 pm

Are APU's fitted with Fadec and if so on which one's?
 
VC-10
Posts: 3546
Joined: Tue Oct 26, 1999 11:34 am

RE: APU-FADEC's

Tue Mar 13, 2001 6:05 pm

Yes, you could say APU's are FADEC controlled. Even the 747 Classic could be said to have a crude ECU, but in this case it is called an ETC, Electronic Turbine Control. All modern airliners will be so fitted.
 
F-WWAI
Posts: 129
Joined: Thu Dec 30, 1999 7:41 am

RE: APU-FADEC's

Thu Mar 15, 2001 12:28 am

.. and yes again,
Airbus calls these APU FADECs the Electronic Control Box (ECB)
which has full authority on the auxiliary unit.
 Smile/happy/getting dizzy
FW
 
crjmech
Posts: 257
Joined: Wed Jun 07, 2000 6:31 am

RE: APU-FADEC's

Thu Mar 15, 2001 1:00 am

Ditto for the CRJ, the APU has it's own dedicated ECU. Besides normal starting and shut-down, the unit is totally autonomous.
Thou shalt mind thine altitude,lest the ground reach up and smite thee.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: flipdewaf and 15 guests

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos