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