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XyZspineZyX
07-08-2003, 10:48 AM
Does anyone know if it was possible to shut fuel tanks out of the fuel system? I.e. if the auxiliary tank was punctured was it possible to disconnect it from the main tank, and run solely off of the main tank, and vise-versa?

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XyZspineZyX
07-08-2003, 10:48 AM
Does anyone know if it was possible to shut fuel tanks out of the fuel system? I.e. if the auxiliary tank was punctured was it possible to disconnect it from the main tank, and run solely off of the main tank, and vise-versa?

Harry Voyager

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XyZspineZyX
07-08-2003, 10:54 AM
I´m not sure, but IIRC, the P47 had self sealing tanks, so it shouldn´t be a problem if your tanks were punctured...

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XyZspineZyX
07-08-2003, 11:19 AM
When I said punctured, I ment beyond the self-sealing capability of the tanks. Sorry if I did not make that clear.

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XyZspineZyX
07-08-2003, 03:24 PM
Tank selector should be in any plane (esp. in american planes). IIRC CFS-series has selectors implemented and Rowans BoB too (BF109, Hurri, ...).