Accession Number : ADD002088

Title :   Impinging Jet Flow Controller.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Williams,Donald E

Report Date : 18 Aug 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The patent application describes a system for flow control for use with a vertical propulsion aircraft to reduce suckdown effects causing instability in takeoff and landing maneuvers. Flow control is effected by the use of a thin, two-dimensional grid array of either diamond shapes or parallel ribs.

Descriptors :   *Vertical takeoff aircraft, Stabilization systems, Flow fields, Takeoff, Aircraft landings, Instability, Patents, Grids, Jet flow, Problem solving

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE