Accession Number : ADD001691

Title :   Window Wash System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Maltbie,Dale E ; Albright,Glenn W

Report Date : 26 Aug 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a window wash system for the inflight cleaning of aircraft windows having a washing fluid storage tank and nozzles adjacent the windows to be cleaned. In addition to the washing fluid within the storage tank, gas under pressure is also contained therein. Through a series of valves, either washing fluid may be dispensed through the nozzles or gas may be dispensed through the entire system for purging the system. The window wash system of this invention is capable of reliable operation under adverse conditions such as high speed flight or variable temperature and pressures.

Descriptors :   *Aircraft equipment, *Windshields, *Washers(Cleaners), *Patents, Storage tanks, Fluids, Nozzles, Cleaning, Inflight

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE