Accession Number : ADA334629

Title :   Pencil Drain Fixture for Aircraft Defueling

Descriptive Note : Patent application, Filed 15 Sep 97

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hannick, Sidney L.

PDF Url : ADA334629

Report Date : 15 SEP 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A pencil drain fuel fixture for defueling aircraft pencil drains is provided. The pencil drain fixture has an extendable strut with a non-slip rubber base. The strut is set up on the tarmac under an aircraft pencil drain and extended to engage the drain. The upper end of the strut contains a funnel and pencil drain release rod mechanism which opens the pencil drain and by funnel and drain tube directs the fuel to a catch basin.

Descriptors :   *AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *FUEL CELLS, AIRCRAFT ENGINES, JET FIGHTERS, AVIATION FUELS, FUEL SEALS, STRUTS, FUEL LINES.

Subject Categories : Attack and Fighter Aircraft
      Fuels

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE