Gas Turbine Fuel Control Systems for Unmanned Applications

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R. A. Harrison, M. S. Yates

Dowty & Smiths Industries Controls Ltd., Cheltenham, Glos. GL51 0TP, United Kingdom

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 110(1), 33-40 (Jan 01, 1988) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3240083 History: Received February 05, 1987; Online October 15, 2009


The technique of controlling engine acceleration has made possible gas turbine controls with simple hydromechanics and a minimal number of inputs into the electronics. This paper describes a control and electrical power generation system developed for an unmanned aircraft gas turbine, and the results obtained from the development engine running carried out with it.

Copyright © 1988 by ASME
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