STOL Transport Thrust Reverser/Vectoring Program. Volume 2
Final rept. Jul 1971-Nov 1972
BOEING CO SEATTLE WA
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Design studies were conducted of thrust reverser and thrust vectoring systems for STOL tactical transports to evolve systems properly integrated with the aircraft. The studies included configuration design, performance, and weight analyses of feasible thrust reverser and thrust vectoring concepts. Test plans were developed for static tests of the most promising concepts. Following Air Force approval of the test plans, test model hardware were fabricated. Model tests were conducted of a fan thrust reverser that exhausts all of the fan flow through cascades installed in the upper 180 degrees sector of the nacelle, and an external deflectortarget TRTV system that combines the functions of thrust vectoring and reversing into a single mechanism. Scaling relationships were used to correct the data to full-scale performance, and data correlations were developed for the externaltarget model as a function of geometric parameters and nozzle pressure ratio.
- Jet and Gas Turbine Engines