Microbial Contaminants in the Commercial Aviation Fuel Obtained from Benin City Airport, Nigeria

Abstract

The primary function of aviation fuel is to provide propulsive energy to the aircraft. Microorganisms may contribute to aging instability in the fuel, induce corrosion of the storage tanks and pipeworks, form mats which can block filters and pipelines and increase wear in fuel pumps eventually leading to engine failure, therefore, in this study, the… (More)

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