The English Electric Lightning was the only British built fighter capable of Mach 2 to enter RAF service. Although frustrated by British officialdom the Lightning did serve with the RSAF and Kuwait. The only flying examples are now at Thunder City in South Africa.Although this diagram illustrates the Lightning F.3 fuel system , those installed in other versions were similar. ... To move the fuel to the engines and their reheat pumps inline booster pumps are fitted within the collector box. ... Fuel flow rates are controlled by the engines themselves as they control the rates of delivery via a drive shaft to the pumps thus an increase in throttle results in an increase in fuel anbsp;...
|Title||:||English Electric/BAC Lightning Mks 1-6|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2008-10-01|