e. Drain water from fuel tanks, ilter cases, and pumps prior to irst light of the day. Preheat, when required, to
f. Avoid dragging the fueling hose where it can damage the soft, lexible surface of the deice boots.
g. Observe NO SMOKING precautions.
h. Prior to transferring the fuel, ensure that the hose is grounded to the aircraft.
i. Wash off spilled fuel immediately.
j. Handle the fuel hose and nozzle cautiously to avoid damaging the wing skin.
k. Do not conduct fueling operations within 100 feet of energized airborne radar equipment or within 300 feet
of energized ground radar equipment installations.
l. Wear only non-sparking shoes near aircraft or fueling equipment, as shoes with nailed soles or metal heel
plates can be a source of sparks.
2-92. FILLING FUEL TANKS.
Fill tanks as follows:
a. Attach bonding cables to aircraft.
b. Attach bonding cable from hose nozzle to ground socket adjacent to fuel tank being illed.
Do not insert fuel nozzle completely into fuel cell due to possible damage to bottom of fuel cell.
Nozzle should be supported and inserted straight down to prevent damage to the anti-siphon valve.
c. Remove fuel tank iller cap and ill main tank before illing the corresponding auxiliary tanks.
d. Secure applicable fuel tank iller cap. Make sure latch tab on cap is pointed aft.
e. Disconnect bonding cables from aircraft.
2-93. DRAINING MOISTURE FROM FUEL SYSTEM.
Twelve (12) fuel drains are installed (plus two drains for the ferry fuel system, when installed) to remove sediment
from the fuel system.
US MILITARY FUELNATO JP-8 (MIL-T-83133) NATO JP-5 (MIL-T-5624) NATO
JP4 (MIL-T-5624) NATO
F-44 (High Flash Type)
F-40 (Wide Cut Type)
American Jet Fuel Type
American Jet Fuel Type A
American Oil Co.
Atlantic Reining Co.
B.P. Trading Co.
Caltex Petroleum Corp.
Caltex Jet A-1
Turbine Type A
Cities Service Co.
Continental Oil Co.
Conoco Jet JP-4
EXXON Co. USA
EXXON Turbo Fuel 1-A
EXXON Turbo Fuel A
EXXON Turbo Fuel 4