Accession Number : AD0778791

Title :   The Power Plants of Vertical Takeoff and Landing Aircraft,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Pavlenko,V. F.

Report Date : 21 MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 338

Abstract : In the book are described the types of power plants of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft, their operating conditions, the characteristics and features of construction. Considerable attention is given to the effect of the exhaust jets of power plants on the takeoff and landing areas, the aircraft and engine. The measures which reduce the adverse phenomena connected with this effect are shown. The questions of the arrangement of power plants on VTOL aircraft are examined also.

Descriptors :   *Vertical takeoff aircraft, *Jet engines, Gas turbines, Afterburners, Plumes, Exhaust flames, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : V/STOL
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE