- The engine RPM with the throttle set to the minimum or idle position on the ground. Idling RPM varies with altitude; the higher the height, the higher will be the idling RPM.
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
engine trimming — i. A maintenance procedure in which the turbine engine fuel control is adjusted. The idling RPM and the high end performance are adjusted to get the specified values of exhaust gas temperature or engine pressure ratio at the specified RPM. The… … Aviation dictionary
flight idle — An engine RPM in flight at a given altitude with the throttle set to the minimum, or idle, position. The flight idling RPM typically increase with an increase in altitude … Aviation dictionary
relight — To restart combustion in a gas turbine engine after it has flamed out in the air. For relighting, the complete starting system does not come into operation. The engine must be windmilling at the minimum RPM for that height; a minimum speed is… … Aviation dictionary
false start — A condition in which a gas turbine engine fails to attain a stable light up, and the engine does not accelerate to a self sustaining, or idling, RPM … Aviation dictionary
Diesel engine — Diesel engines in a museum Diesel generator on an oil tanker … Wikipedia
Fuel economy-maximizing behaviors — (also known as green driving) describe techniques that drivers can use to optimize their automobile fuel economy. The energy in fuel consumed in driving is lost in many ways, including engine inefficiency, aerodynamic drag, rolling friction, and… … Wikipedia
Diesel locomotive — Three styles of diesel locomotive body: cab unit, hood unit and box cab. These locomotives are operated by Pacific National in Australia … Wikipedia
BMW M62 — Infobox Automobile name=BMW M62/S62 manufacturer=BMW production=1994 ndash;2005 class=DOHC 90° V8 predecessor=BMW M60 successor=BMW N62 engine=3.5 L (3498 cc/213 in³) 4.4 L (4398 cc/268 in³) 4.6 L (4619 cc/281 in³) 4.9 L (4941 cc/301 in³) similar … Wikipedia
Mitsubishi 4A3 engine — 4A3 Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors Production 1993–present Cylinder block alloy Cast iron Cylinder head alloy Aluminium The Mitsubishi 4A3 engine is a range of alloy headed inline four cylinder engines from Mitsubishi Motors, introduced … Wikipedia
Honda Legend — This page is about this vehicle s Japanese model. See Acura Legend and Acura RL for information on the North American model. Sections of this article are translated from Japanese Wikipedia. Honda Legend … Wikipedia