Accession Number : ADD001912

Title :   Paddle Wheel Diffuser.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Groff,Richard T

Report Date : 12 Aug 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to an apparatus mounted on the rotatable barrels of an aircraft gun for deflecting the gun blast therefrom as well as providing a torque assist to the rotatable gun barrels. The apparatus uses a plurality of curved separator baffles in conjunction with plates secured thereto in order to form a plurality of chambers which encompass the gun blast from individual gun barrels.

Descriptors :   *Aircraft guns, *Diffusers, *Patents, Machine guns, Shock waves, Blast

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE