Questions tagged [fuel-line]

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What happens to the fuel lines when a jet engine falls off?

Going off this question, what happens to the fuel lines to the engine when it falls off? Does it automatically shut off or do the pilots have to manually do it?
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Why doesn't the Convair 580 have check valves to prevent inadvertent fuel transfer?

The Convair 580's fuel system is composed of two wing-mounted fuel tanks (one in each wing), each with its own shutoff valve (which can be closed to isolate its respective tank from the rest of the ...
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