cross-feed


cross-feed
A system in a multiengine airplane by which fuel or oil may be transferred from engine to engine, or from tank to tank. Tank-to-tank transfer, especially from one side of an aircraft to another in a single-engine aircraft, is also referred to as cross-feed.
A typical cross-feed cock. In ‘NORM’ position all pumps are energized. ‘AFT’ position energizes pumps in the aft tank, opens crossfeed valve and transfers fuel to the engine and forward tank. Selection of switch to ‘FORWARD’ position energizes the pump in the forward tank, opens cross-feed valve and transfers fuel to the engine and aft tank.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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