Accession Number:

ADD002161

Title:

Thrust Augmentation System with Oscillating Jet Nozzles.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-12-16

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The patent relates to a thrust augmentation system having a thrust augmentation duct with an inlet section, a mixing section and a diffuser section. A plurality of primary gas jets is directed into the thrust augmentation duct, from a plurality of nozzles, to entrain secondary air to increase the thrust from said duct. A pair of control ports is provided on the sides of the gas jet in each of the nozzles. A feedback loop is connected between each pair of control ports.

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE