Why is kerosene used as fuel for aeroplanes?
jet engines only, piston engines still use petrol. jet engines can burn a range of fuel from LPG. to alcohols and diesel. Good quality petrol is valuable to motorists and possibly runs too hot in a jet engine, kerosene has the most suitable properties
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Kerosene isn't. However, jet fuel, kerosene, and diesel fuel allare very similar. They're less refined than unleaded fuel, and thatreduces the risk of on-board fires, for one. Additionally, theyburn at a higher BTU rate than unleaded/petrol fuels.
1 Well there is two uses for it one is to propel a rocket. 2 The other is a flame propellent for a fire. 1 Well there is two uses for it one is to propel a rocket. 2 The other is a flame propellent for a fire. Kerosine has many other uses: 1. Additive with gasoline to make some aviation fuels 2. A…dditive to diesel to lower the freezing point and act as a flow improver at low temperatures 3. Fuel for oil fired heating systems 4. Use as a low grade burning oil (MORE)
Aeroplanes are very useful! They help us get to places a lot quicker than by car or boat.
One disadvantage is that it isn't rennewable. it isn't viable which means that it doesn't have enough to supply for ever and ever One disadvantage is that it isn't rennewable. it isn't viable which means that it doesn't have enough to supply for ever and ever
It is not kerosene but a kerosene type fuel used in jets or aircraft. Jet fuel is a mixture of various hydrocarbons. Jet fuel must be free from water contamination. Synthetic Jet fuel and Jet biofuels are used in different airways. Chemically they are not exactly same as kerosene or petrol.
Hi yes Hydrogen peroxide and Isopropyl alcohol can be added together as fuel and work really good for rockets, so unless your discovery is rocket propelled. I wouldn't use it, otherwise go ahead.. Harrie
Long-winded answer.... There are two kinds of fuel oils: No. 1 and No. 2. No. 1 fuel oil is thinner so it flows easier in cold weather, but it doesn't lubricate as well. We used to call this "winter diesel." Kerosene is No. 1 fuel oil that's gone through an extra refining step because a lot of t…he things people use it for--kerosun heaters, for instance--you don't want impure fuel stinking up the place. But basically, you can put K1 kerosene, No. 1 heating oil, No. 1 diesel or any No. 1 fuel oil in a diesel engine interchangeably. Most guys who do it will add some No. 2 diesel or some lubricating oil to it to keep their fuel injection systems in good shape. It's also untaxed, so don't run it on the road. Theoretically you could use it as reefer fuel if you put some oil in it, but you wouldn't--you'd just use diesel. (MORE)
Piston powered aircraft (small helicopters included) run off a high grade petrolium called AvGas.... however all jet turbines (engines) ,run off very high grade Jet A1 fuel......which essentially is just treated kerosene fuel.
Piston engines = high octane high quality fuel called avgas (aviation gas), similar to auto gas which is often refered to as mogas (motor gas). Avgas is also used in high performance auto racing. Jets and turbo props = naphtha kerosene simialr to diesel fuel, and called jet fuel
Aircraft use either Jet A civil jet fuel, the JP series of military jet fuels, or 100LL aviation gasoline. \n. \nShips use "bunker fuel," crude oil, Navy distillate, nuclear power or, in some cases, jet fuel.
writen by joe p 7n2 hazeley . The benefits of using kerosene is that I has a high energy content, is easily transportable, remains liquid over a large temperature range, is easily storable, and available world wide.
usually kerosen e a type of oil that's very easy to ignite but fuel mixes may vary, but most civilian airlines use kerosene for gas turbine engines 177 But it is ATF-Aviation Turbine Fuel
all depends on the manufacturer, they use the different colours to identify the different fuel and additives that are in the fuel,. Brent
There are some initiatives to find alternatives to fossil fuels for kerosene and jet fuel. From the wikipedia entry on jet fuel.... ________________________________________________ . Green Flight International flew the World's first jet aircraft on 100% biofuel. The flight from Nevada's Reno… - Stead airport was in a single engine L-29 piloted by Carol Sugars and Douglas Rodante.. Boeing and Air New Zealand are collaborating with leading Brazilian biofuels maker Tecbio and Aquaflow Bionomic of New Zealand and other jet biofuel developers around the world. . Virgin Atlantic successfully tested a biofuel blend made from 20% babassu nuts and coconut and 80% conventional jet fuel fed to a single engine on a 747 flight from London to Amsterdam. . Oil prices increased about fivefold from 2003-2008, raising fears that world petroleum production is becoming unable to keep up with demand. The near-total dependency on petroleum for aviation fuel adds extra urgency to the search for alternatives: twenty-five airlines went bust or stopped operations in the first six months of 2008 and more could fold as fuel prices soar, IATA warned .. Jet biofuels in practice. Virgin Atlantic flew a Boeing 747-400 in early 2008 with one engine operating on a 20% biofuel mix of babassu oil and coconut oil . Air New Zealand will fly a Boeing 747-400 with one of four engines on a biofuel/kerosene mix in 2008/2009 . Continental Airlines will fly a Boeing 737 on 3rd generation biofuel in 2009. . _________________________________________________ (MORE)
No, Coleman fuel is much more closely related to unleaded gasoline, and should NOT be used in any kerosene appliances.
The general term used for fuel aeroplanes use is Avgas (aviation gasoline). Other types include Mogas (automobile gasonlie) and Avtur (aviation kerosene).. There are two common types of Avgas, these are 100/130 (coloured green) and 100Low Lead (LL - coloured blue). Avtur only comes in one state and… is coloured a pale yellow.. they now days use avgas 100 with low lead in the case to not spoli the earth (MORE)
Many gas stations in the United States have pumps where you can pump kerosene into your own containers. Kerosene cans are usually a special color. The pumps are usually on the edge of the lot away from the gas pumps.
To transport people from one country to antoher, for example, travelling from Ireland to Spain.. The most common reason to use an aeroplane to travel is: foreign holidays.
Kerosene is made out of a type of fossil fuel, which isnon-renewable. Experts are currently trying to figure out a way toproduce synthetic kerosene.
it depends Kerosene does 'spoil' because bacteria will begin to break it down. Water speeds up the digestion. The process produces a plaque that will clog jets in an injector system and will produce acids that will corrode metal components in the heater. If you have large quantities of old kerosen…e, you can rescue it by filtering it to remove the bacterial plaque. For small quantities, it isn't worth the hassle--use it to burn out stumps. See the link for Sta-Bil, a product that can stabilize fuel. (MORE)
For one, they have a higher BTU output and higher constant flametemperature than unleaded fuels. In liquid form, they're lessvolatile and less flammable than unleaded fuels, but ignite easilywhen vaporized.
There are home remedies involving Kerosene for treating arthritis . To find out more just type the words Kerosene and arthritis into your browser and you will get a selection of websites to look through for more info.
Currently the around the world no stop flights have been powered by jet fuel and Avgas both
av gas for piston engine and aviation turbine fuel [atf] is for jet engined,there are three type of atf jetA,Jet B, and third one is jet A+
Mainly they are used for the delivery of Nude magazines and porn tapes of celebrities, around the world.
Jet A, which is used in turbine aircraft, is a highly purified form of white kerosene.
Kerosene are good for cooking and heating up food. In the past, they are used for oil lamps because they are flammable. But, nowadays, they are used as jet engines and factories.
Yes you can as long as there is no fire near you so you don't kill yourself. Lol sorry it's not funny .
Small, general aviation type airplanes use avgas (aviation gasoline) which is very similar to automobile fuel. Large jet engines mostly use Jet-A fuel, which is a real nasty substance with a very high octane rating. Military fighter jets mostly use JP4 fuel which is similar to Jet-A but even more c…ombustable. (MORE)
By coating the water with a film of oily kerosene you prevent the mosquito larvae from being able to breath at the surface of the water. Thus, they die off. This will work temporarily until the kerosene evaporates.
Airplanes have a unique engine that can only run on a certain fuel and if you put it in your car it wouldn't be able to burn it. :)
It depends upon the brand or model of heater. As a general rule, most salamanders or heaters can use either. You just have to try it and see. If it doesn't work and smokes a lot, you drain it out and resort to kerosene again.
It depends. Kerosene, Heating oil, Diesel and Jet-A are very similar. They all kind of smell like furniture polish. K-1: Clear or slight yellow. K-1 Commerical grade: Red. BioD: Green Citronella oil: 50/50 mix is yellow. Motor K: Clear. Old Kerosene: If it was clear, turns yellow with age.
I cannot give you a precise answer, but I have read repeatedly that "jet fuel" differs very little from what is called "#1 Kerosene". -------------------------------------------------------- Fuel chemistry is a blend of compromises. Kerosene offers a lot of BTUs and is still relatively volatil…e so it burns readily. Additives (like naptha) help increase the volatility. By comparison, diesel has more BTUs per pound but is less volatile (requires more energy input to get it to burn) and gasoline is more volatile but has fewer BTUs per pound. BTW, aviation fuel is measured by weight rather than volume because volume changes with temperature and altitude. (MORE)
Only if it's a coleman lantern designed to run on kerosene (many Canadian models were designed for kerosene). Most Coleman lanterns are designed to run on Coleman fuel or white gasoline, or both. If you try to run kerosene it won't work properly. It will just flame up and not glow brightly like it s…hould. The kerosene Colemans require a preheat step to work properly, they have a preheat cup at the base of the generator that is filled with alcohol and burned before the lantern can be lit. (MORE)
Kerosene should not be used as a home heating oil unless the unit is designed to do just that, kerosene may be used in a small amount to inhibit gelling of fuel oil during extremely cold weather.
Actually, satellites require fuel to keep them in the correct position. When a satellite runs out of fuel, they launch a new one. Airplanes use fuel to give them enough speed to provide the lift that keeps them in the air.
ya kerosene can be used as a zippo lighter coz when we need light so we light our it very eaisily No, nor any other kind of kerosene, either.
Yes you can use diesel to clean parts but you must remember it will not completely dry like other solvents. Will leave a oily film
It is a refined version of kerosine with additives to reduce the tendency to gel. Commonly called "Jet A"
You should not use kerosene to thin any paint. It will not mix with water based paints, and it is too dirty for use in oil based paint as an effective thinner. When using oil-based paints, Mineral Spirits is the preferred thinner for brushing and cleanup, while VM&P Naphtha is used for spray applic…ations. (MORE)
Jet fuel is what powers the jet engine.Its a bit like putting petrol in your car.No fuel then you wont be going anywhere!
There are many types of fuels used for aircraft. there are aircraft that run on normal unleaded and diesel fuels but the typical aviation only fuels are avgas (usually leaded 100 octane or 130/110), Avtur (aviation turbine), Jet-A and Jet A-1. these are the typical fuels you will find. Avgas is main…ly used in general aviation whilst most airliners/jets use jet-a1. (MORE)
Odorless kerosene can be purchased at Home Depot. Odorless kerosene is also available online at Price Machine, Pronto, Web Crawler or Buy Cheapr websites.
The majority of modern aircraft all use petroleum based fuels, essentially varieties of gasoline or kerosene.
A variation of Aviation Turbine Fuel has always been used in turbine engines. Variations of gasoline have always been used in aircraft with piston engines.
No, the petrol has a higher ignition flash point than that of kerosene. It would be like using petrol in a diesel engine. The engine would run extremely hot and the engine could be destroyed. As diesel uses compression to burn the fuel petrol needs a spark. The petrol under higher compression will p…re ignite and cause detonation in the piston cylinders. This could destroy the pistons, cylinder walls or the cylinder head of the engine. (MORE)
Jet fuel is used in jet aircraft while high octane gasoline is usedin propeller-driven craft.
Yes and no. An unmodified oil burner will burn far more kerosene than fuel oil for which it is designed. If you replace the nozzle with a smaller nozzle and adjust the air, using an orsatz [orsat gas analyzer], a device for determining the combustion efficiency of the flame, you will be able to use… kerosene. * interesting fact: Kerosene is also known as #1 fuel oil, or JP5 jet fuel. Mixing kerosene with #2 fuel oil, (home heating oil) in small amounts, should have no appreciable effect on the furnace efficiency. (MORE)
This can be answered on many different levels. They both burn andgive out a good amount of heat is probably the simplest. In morescientific terms, they both contain chemical energy which isreleased when they burn. More practically, they both ignite easilyand burn quite cleanly.