Accession Number : ADD004200

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

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Willard,Charles M

Report Date : 22 Mar 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 6

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 :   *Patents, *Variable area nozzles, Vertical takeoff aircraft, Short takeoff aircraft, Control, Jet flow

Subject Categories : Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE