Heat Management System for Aircraft.
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
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A novel heat management system for aircraft is provided which is based on the aircraft fuel as the heat exchange medium and comprises a dedicated thermal reserves fuel tank for containing refrigerated aircraft fuel or other expendable liquid which is cooled by heat exchange with the primary aircraft fuel flow to the engines a fuel line loop for conducting fuel through a plurality of heat exchangers associated with cooling loops for heat generating aircraft systems and a central microprocessor based controller for controlling fuel flow and temperature throughout the fuel loop system and into the aircraft engine. Author
- Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating