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