ENGINE AFES COMPONENTS (continued)
Thermal Detection System
The thermal detection system consists of fire sensing elements and couplings looped throughout the engine
The fire sensing elements detect both engine overheat conditions and fires.
When the system detects an engine overheat condition, the T/A panel FIRE ALARM lamp and the RSI ENGINE FIRE
When the system detects an engine fire, both indicator lamps light and the system automatically activates the engine
automatic fire extinguisher.