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Questions tagged [fuel-inerting-system]
A fuel inerting system renders the fuel tank inert, typically by injecting nitrogen gas, such that the oxygen content in the fuel tank is low and does not support combustion.
Title says it all... just trying to find out if there is a second NACA duct for the fuel inerting system on the A220, or if it's the same duct that is used for the air conditioning inlet.
I was going through FCOM of A320 and it mentioned that nitrogen generation system is only there for centre tank and not for wing tanks what is the reason for the same?
I've heard it said many times that "everything has a backup" in commercial planes.
What about the fuel inerting system (injecting nitrogen in the fuel tank). Does it have a backup? Is it somehow ...