deaerator tray/chamber


deaerator tray/chamber
A container in which the air bubbles are separated from the returned oil before it is recirculated into the lubrication system of a gas turbine engine. Any air in the oil is allowed to escape while the oil is in the tray. It is a type of air-oil separator.
A deaerator oil-air mixture is churned by the centrifuge with air escaping from the top and oil being drained out from below.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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