Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit can start and operate using not only main fuel(JP-8) but also specified emergency fuels for emergency operation. In oder to verify emergency fuel requirement, emergency fuel test using commercial diesel fuel was performed. Changes in specific fuel consumption due to use of diesel fuel are 3.5%~7.8%, which satisfied requirement. Diesel fuel showed similar starting characteristic to the JP-8. The specific fuel consumption of diesel increased by 2.0%~3.4% compared with that of JP-8.
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