Accession Number : ADD004896

Title :   Lockwood Airfoil Used in Conjunction with Man Transport Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Moore,Thomas M

Report Date : 09 Aug 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A man transport device that is strapped to a person and has two turbo type engines with controls for actuating devices at the turbo jet engines to control lift, roll, pitch and yaw of the device and also to utilize control of fluid through span wise slots or holes in the structure interconnecting the turbo jets to increase the lift/drag of the system and therefore increase the range attainable by this device. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Man machine systems, *Transport, Turbojet engines, Harnesses, Human factors engineering, Aerodynamic control surfaces

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE