Accession Number : ADD003625

Title :   Variable Jet Nozzle with Balanced Two-Dimensional Blocker Flap.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Gowrinathan,Sankaran

Report Date : 14 Apr 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A variable area jet nozzle construction capable of blocking flow in favor of another nozzle in a vertical or short take-off aircraft utilizes a balanced two-dimensional flap that is pivotable about rollers and movable, along curved tracks cooperable with the rollers, to assume a plurality of nozzle area varying or blocking positions under the influence of linear hydraulic actuators. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Variable area nozzles, *Jet flaps, *Gas flow, Blocking, Propulsion system components, Vertical takeoff aircraft, Short takeoff aircraft, Thrust reversal, Hovering, Flight maneuvers, Exhaust nozzles, Hydraulic actuators

Subject Categories : V/STOL
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE