Accession Number : ADD001667
Title : Wing Thruster.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Vetter,Ronald F ; Miller,Ray A ; Panella,Edward A ; Rosolanka,James J
Report Date : 22 Jul 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 7
Abstract : The patent relates to a test fixture whereby a device is provided for attachment near the wing tip of an aircraft for the purpose of delivering a predetermined impulse to the wing for test purposes. Thrust is created by sudden release of fluid from a pressure vessel through one or more expulsion valves opening at an angle of approximately 90 degrees to the wing.
Descriptors : *Supercritical wings, *Test equipment, *Patents, Flutter, Pressure vessels, Accumulators, Fluid control
Subject Categories : Aircraft
Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE