Combustor Wing Vortex Generators.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
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The patent relates to a combustor of a ramjet engine having a plurality of wings of aerofoil cross-section extending inwardly from the combustor wall at the air inlet and in advance of the pilot flame. The wings are of finite aspect ratio and are pitched to an angle of attack to generate a vortex downstream of the pilot flame.
- Jet and Gas Turbine Engines