Accession Number : ADD006315

Title :   Turbine Vane Construction.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : McDonough,Edward C ; Tuley,Eugene N

Report Date : 07 Aug 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A variable area turbine vane, for use in high temperature aircraft gas turbines, having a load carrying spar with a heat shield member surrounding the load carrying member. The heat shield member is positioned in grooves which permit spanwise and cordwise expansion of the heat shield member. Cooling air enters the hollow load bearing member and passes through holes in the load bearing member and heat shield member. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Gas turbines, Stators, Spars, Engine components, Loads(Forces)

Subject Categories : Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE