Air Start System
Two air start
receivers are fitted. The total capacity of the receivers
must be sufficient to start the engine 12 times alternating
between ahead and astern without recharging the receivers.
In the case of a unidirectional engine, then the capacity
must be sufficient for 6 starts.
The air receiver will
be fitted with a relief valve to limit the pressure rise to
10% of design pressure. A pressure gauge and a drain must
also be fitted. A manhole gives access to the receiver for