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):

Report Date:

1986-07-08

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings and Valves
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE