Accession Number : ADA098618


Title :   High Performance Auxiliary Power Unit Technology Demonstrator.


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jul 77-31 Jul 80,


Corporate Author : AVCO LYCOMING DIV STRATFORD CT


Personal Author(s) : Green,William


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a098618.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1980


Pagination or Media Count : 190


Abstract : The report covers the design, procurement, and testing of two High-Performance Auxiliary Power Units in the 500 shp class. The program demonstrated the ability of the LPU-101-700 power producer, combined with a modified existing APU in an advanced state of development, to meet Air Force minimum requirements of 1.7 hp/lb and 130 hp/cu ft with an sfc of 1.0 lb/hp-hr or less. Two units were successfully subjected to extensive environmental and endurance testing. (Author)


Descriptors :   *AIRCRAFT , *AUXILIARY POWER PLANTS , EMERGENCIES , TURBOSHAFT ENGINES , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , TEST METHODS , GAS TURBINES , ENDURANCE(GENERAL) , POWER SUPPLIES , ENGINE STARTERS , HORSEPOWER


Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Electric Power Production and Distribution


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE