Accession Number:

AD0637945

Title:

A LIGHTWEIGHT, FOUR-CHANNEL, AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL SYSTEM USING CHANGEOVER CONTACTORS.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

It was shown that a simple and reliable aircraft electrical system, having very brief periods of disturbance under fault conditions, can be provided with two generating channels and normally closed changeover contactors. A four-channel system may comprise two such sub-systems and, if the maximum load may be divided into six equal parts, the total generating capacity may be reduced to four thirds of the maximum load by using two auxiliary busbars transferable between the sub-systems. There is no loss of load with one generator failure. Such a system was set up and demonstrated in the laboratory. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE