Table 2-4. Approved Oils
Esso Turbo Oil 2380
Exxon International Co.
New York, NY
Exxon Turbo Oil 2380
Aero Shell Turbine Oil 500
Shell Oil Co.
Stauffer Jet II
7. Insofar as
15. Wear only nonsparking shoes near aircraft
serviced aircraft outside.
or fueling equipment, as shoes with nailed soles or metal
heel plates can be a source of sparks.
8. Avoid dragging the fueling hose where it
can damage the soft, flexible surface of the deicer boots.
b. Fuel Handling Precautions For Extreme Weather
Conditions. When fueling is conducted on ice or on
9. Insure that the aircraft and components
sandy or desert terrain, or when a satisfactory ground
being serviced are securely coupled to a low resistance
cannot be secured, additional precautions must be taken
ground. Connect the static ground cable and the fueler
to a grounding stake. When engaged in the fueling
TM 55-410. Since draining the static charges is not
operation, discharge the static electricity accumulated by
possible without an adequate ground, reliance must be
the body and clothing by touching the ground cable or
placed on equalizing the potentials in order to prevent a
stake before each operation.
dangerous sparking discharge as in the following
10. Observe NO SMOKING precautions.
1. Connect ground cable from fuel servicing
11. Prior to transferring the fuel, insure that
unit to satisfactory ground, such as a grounding post.
the hose is grounded to the aircraft.
2. Connect grounding cable to some
12. Wash off spilled fuel immediately.
convenient unpainted metal part of aircraft, excluding
13. Handle the fuel hose and
cautiously to avoid damaging the wing skin.
3. Connect bonding cable from aircraft to fuel
servicing unit. A conductive-type fuel hose is not a
14. Do not conduct fueling operations within
satisfactory method of bonding.
100 feet of energized airborne radar equipment or within
300 feet of energized ground radar equipment
4. Connect bonding cable from fuel nozzle to
aircraft before fuel tank cover is opened.