View Single Post
h2oski1326
#39
Mar21-08, 02:47 PM
P: 82
Quote Quote by Dieseltwitch View Post
In fact in a movie, i think it was air force one or something.... they show an apu( aux power unit) that pops out with a turbine on it, when the aircraft has a loss of power for some reason.
Its called a Ram Air Turbine (RAT), I used to work on them. As Danger eluded to its purpose it to allow control of the aircraft during an emergency glide.