Accession Number : ADD012522

Title :   Variable Cycle Engine for High Altitude Aircraft.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Brewer,G D

Report Date : 08 Jul 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : In this patent, a turboshaft engine is modified to be able to operate as a turbojet or a turboprop by the movement of an annular slide valve that directs gas flow between a high pressure turbine and a low pressure turbine.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *TURBOSHAFT ENGINES, *VARIABLE CYCLE ENGINES, GAS FLOW, HIGH PRESSURE, TURBINES, AIRCRAFT, HIGH ALTITUDE, LOW PRESSURE, JET ENGINE VALVES, JET AIRCRAFT, SLIDING

Subject Categories : Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings & Vlvs
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE