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