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Title: Developing a New Type of Aerial Delivery Auxiliary Fuel Tank from Advanced Composites Materials
Author(s): Cristian Puscasu   Iasmin-Adrian Burlacu   Diana-Oana Dumitrascu   Tudor-Viorel Å¢igănescu   Andreea-Elena Voicu   

Abstract: This paper comprises two very important areas, aeronautics and advanced materials having as primary aiming point research and development of a new component, innovative fuel system that equips aircraft with beneficial consequences on the characteristics and performance on safety in flight. Main objective of the paper is proving the possibility of creating an «aerial delivery auxiliary fuel tank» of composite materials with polymer matrix reinforced with carbon fibres. A 3D experimental model, scale 1:10 will be developed.

Keywords: auxiliary fuel tank, aerial delivery, operating rules


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