Accession Number : AD0164710
Title : Reverse Flow AFT Inlet Ramjet System.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Curran,Edward T.
Report Date : 07 JAN 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 28
Abstract : The patent application concerns a combined rocket/ramjet for propelling a missile including a missile payload module and an integral rocket/ramjet engine system strapped on the missile payload module. It incorporates a liquid or solid fuel rocket engine and a ramjet engine having a combustion chamber common with the rocket engine, an exhaust nozzle, and multiple aft-mounted air inlets movable between a retracted position during rocket boost flight and an extended, pop-out position to receive and direct ram air in a reverse flow direction into the combustion chamber during ramjet flight.
Descriptors : *Ramjet engines, *Duct inlets, Patents, Retractable, Air intakes
Subject Categories : Jet and Gas Turbine Engines
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE