DanielBednar wrote:Thanks guys.Starlionblue wrote:BTW hydraulics are up to 5000PSI in newere aircraft.
What difference would it make? Does 5,000 as opposed to 3,000 have major performance differences?
DanielBednar wrote:We always talk about how the bleed air we use is VERY high pressure, t
VC-10 wrote:All the aircraft I have worked on ranging from the BAC One-Eleven through to the A350 have a pneumatic system that runs a 45/50 psi. I don't call that very high
DanielBednar wrote:We always talk about how the bleed air we use is VERY high pressure, but it’s nothing compared to the 3,000 psi hydraulic systems. Would it be possible to have a pneumatic system that is pressurized to 3,000 like the hydraulics. I assume there wouldn’t be any benefits and there’s no way engines could provide such high pressure air. But what if they did, would it damage pneumatic ducts? And if it does damage stuff, why would the hydraulics not damage their piping too? This is a very weird question, I’ll admit
Redbellyguppy wrote:The crj I once flew used pneumatics to actuate the thrust reversers...
Francoflier wrote:The F-27's pneumatic system was a pain in the a$$ to operate and maintain.
I believe it was a 3000 psi system, but it was a while ago so don't take my word.
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