Accession Number : ADD002161

Title :   Thrust Augmentation System with Oscillating Jet Nozzles.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Viets,Hermann

Report Date : 16 Dec 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent relates to a thrust augmentation system having a thrust augmentation duct with an inlet section, a mixing section and a diffuser section. A plurality of primary gas jets is directed into the thrust augmentation duct, from a plurality of nozzles, to entrain secondary air to increase the thrust from said duct. A pair of control ports is provided on the sides of the gas jet in each of the nozzles. A feedback loop is connected between each pair of control ports.

Descriptors :   *Thrust augmentor nozzles, *Patents, Thrust augmentation, Jets, Gas flow, Fluidic control

Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE