Aviation Photo #1785965 Airbus A319-114 - Lufthansa

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A technician opened the engine cowling to perform a quick standard check on a sunny autumn day. Just take a look at all those wires, ducts and electrical units. Can anyone give a more detailed explanation on what is what?
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Photo Added: September 26, 2010

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8 years ago
The duct is the starterair duct.under the hold-open-rod you can find the sartervalve. left from the starterduct you find the main elec.wires comming from the idg. the idg is on the bottom of the engine. the big box is the fadec. the to small boxes above the fadec are the ignitor boxes a + b
8 years ago
Taken from another side - a short explanation:
ECU (grey box); 2 black boxes above = Igniter Boxes; 1 Duct = Starter Duct with Starter Valve (incl. MAN OVERRD); 1 White Cable Bundle: Power Route from ENG.GEN.; 1 Black Housing down below in front: Engine Driven Constant Speed Generator. (115 V / 400 Hz); On Reverser Cowl: Hydr. Lines for Reverser Actuation and Reverser Actuator; Little red bracket below on Rev.: Reverser Inhibit Bolts to block Reverser manually; Right of yellow Warning lable: Hydr. Connection to open Reverser Cowl for Maintence; Round Cover on Inlet Cowl above Upper Air Inlet: Maintenance Intercom Jack; Upper Inlet on Inlet Cowl: ECU cooling Lower Outlet: Inlet Anti Ice Hot Air Outlet .

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