Accession Number : ADD005543

Title :   Vented Igniter.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Griffin,William W , Jr ; Pierce,Robert M

Report Date : 11 Jul 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : An improved spark igniter for use in a gas turbine engine wherein vent passages which are in the vicinity of the electrode are placed in communication with the ambient environment external to the engine during the ignition sequence causing fuel-air mixture to flow over the electrode as it is abstracted from the engine, thereby enhancing the probability of ignition. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Igniters, *Spark ignition, *Gas turbines, Venting, Electrodes, Fuel air ratio

Subject Categories : Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE