MAIN POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS


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MAIN POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
MAIN POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
Single-Engine Aircraft The Piper Tomahawk aircraft power distribution systems are shown in Fig. 12-6. This system is similar to many light single-engine aircraft such as the Cessna 152 and 172, the Piper Warrior, and other trainer aircraft built prior to the year 2000. In general, these aircraft were designed with one 12-V lead-acid battery and one alternator that produced a 14-V output. A typical alternator for single-engine aircraft can produce a maximum of 120 A. Most single-engine aircraft built after the year 2000 are much more reliant on electrical systems and therefore employ a more complex powe…
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Thomas K. Eismin: Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition. MAIN POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export