Accession Number : ADD012390

Title :   Thrust Reverser/Exhaust Nozzle Assembly for a Gas Turbine Engine.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Thayer,Edward B

Report Date : 27 May 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This patent discloses an improved thrust reverser/exhaust nozzle assembly which has a plurality of blocker devices located in the divergent section of the exhaust nozzle and a plurality of deflector devices located in the convergent section of the nozzle. The blocker and deflector devices are linked together such that they move simultaneously and maintain a substantially constant engine between forward and reverse thrust conditions.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *THRUST CONTROL, *GAS TURBINE NOZZLES, *EXHAUST NOZZLES, CONVERGENT DIVERGENT NOZZLES, FLOW RATE, BLOCKING, TRANSITIONS, CONSTANTS, DEFLECTORS, THRUST, THRUST REVERSAL, CONVERGENCE, GAS TURBINES

Subject Categories : Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE