ADVANCED AVIATION FORWARD AREA REFUELING SYSTEM MODEL M100A1
INTRODUCTION TO FUEL DELIVERY EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE
The AAFARS fuel delivery equipment includes all the hoses, couplings, manifolds and nozzles, and the auxiliary pump.
Couplings include the elbows, tees, crosses and wyes used as fuel hose connection points; the various unisex to camlock
adapters; and the recirculation manifold and recirculation wye. All these equipments are equipped with unisex couplings.
The AAFARS uses two-inch, non-valved unisex couplings; two-inch, valved unisex couplings; and three-inch, valved unisex
couplings. The following unisex coupling maintenance procedures apply to all unisex couplings throughout the system,
including the CCR and D-1 nozzle assemblies. The two-inch suction hoses, the two-inch wyes and all three-inch unisex
couplings have stainless steel long and short lugs in the coupling body; three-inch dust caps have aluminum lugs. The
discharge hoses, tees, crosses, manifolds and elbows unisex couplings have aluminum long and short lugs. Refer to
TM 10-4930-351-24P, Repair Parts and Special Tools List for the correct part number for lugs for the coupling under repair.
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