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U.S. Patent Specifications

U.S. Patent Specifications 462 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING December, 1939 Some Recent Patents of Aeronautical Interest Granted in the U.S.A. 2,167,972 . Protective Surface. Richard A. 1. A gaseous jet reaction propelling unit for Crawford, Akron, Ohio, assignor to The B. F. aircraft, comprising an air duct with an entry Goodrich Company, New York, N. Y., a corporation opening to face the direction of travel, an axial of New York. Application August 19, 1937. flow compressor therein, a centrifugal compressor Serial No. 159,842. 11 Claims. [Class 244-134.] supplied with part of the flow therefrom, a fuel 1. Ice-removing apparatus for aircraft including burnin g device in the output of the centrifugal a covering comprising a layer of extensible dielectric compressor, a turbine driving the centrifugal materia l adapted to be extensively stretched in compressor and operated by the flow from said th e operation of said apparatus, and an extensible centrifugal compressor and burning device, a layer of material at the surface of the dielectric second turbine driving the axial flow compressor materia l of relatively great conductivity adapted an d operated by the exhaust gases from the first to be stretched therewith and to be electrically turbine , an exhaust passage from the second turbine conductive in a condition of stretch. into the duct behind the axial flow compressor, and an outlet orifice for the duct. condensate and non-condensables from the lower header of said first unit to the lower header of said second unit, a conduit for conducting condensate from said lower header of said second unit, a conduit for conducting non-condensables from said after- cooler and a passage through said wing for conduct­ ing cooling air into contact with the condenser tube s of said second unit. 2,169,243 . Supercharger and Cooler 2,168,008 . Apparatus for Preventing Ice 2,168,328 . Deicing Means for Airplanes. Arrangement . Vinton Higbie, Paterson, N.J., Accumulation . Myron L. Taylor, Hudson, Ohio, Walte r S. Dichl, United States Navy. Application assignor to Wright Aeronautical Corporation, a assignor to The B. F. Goodrich Company, New- December 4, 1937. Serial No. 178,095. 6 Claims. corporation of New York. Application January 9, York, N. Y., a corporation of New York. Applica­ [Class 244-134.] (Granted under the Act of March 1937. Serial No. 119,837. 5 Claims. [Class (50-13.] tion August 20, 1937. Serial No. 3, 1883, as amended April 30, 1928; 370 O. G. 757.] 1. In an aircraft power plant including an 160, 105. 5 Claims. [Class 244-134.] 1. A deicing means for aeroplane surfaces exposed engine, a close-coupled turbo supercharger-cooler 1. Apparatus for preventing ice t o ice-forming conditions comprising an expansible arrangemen t comprising a downwardly discharging accumulation, said apparatu s com­ clastic covering secured to such surface and means cooler discharging directly into the intake duct of prising an area of highly stretch- for producing a said engine, said cooler having spaced downwardly able sheet rubber-like material, lesser pressure on directed intake openings, laterally spaced to embrace means for stretching the same to th e inner surface th e cooler discharge opening, and laterally spaced loosen ice deposited thereon, and of said covering outlet ducts for the supercharger directly connected stretchabl e reinforcing strips dis­ tha n on th e oute r to said cooler at said intake openings. posed in spaced-apart relation surface thereof. across said area, said strips being less stretchable than said rubber­ 2,168,599 . Air Regulating Means. Rex B. like material and highly resistant Beisel and Albert L. MacClain, West Hartford, t o tearing and so associated with Conn., assignors to The United Aircraft & Transpor t said material that accidental Corporation, East Hartford, Conn., a corporation tearing of said material is limited of Connecticut. Application January 3, 1934. to the regions between said strips Serial No. 705,094. 16 Claims. [Class 123-171.] an d adequate stretchability of 1(5. Means adapted to be associated with an said area is provided for effectively annula r engine cow] to control the flow of engine preventin g ice accumulation. cooling air therethrough comprising, a series of flaps hinged to an annular support adapted to be 2,168,166 . Heat Exchange Apparatus. positioned adjacent to the trailing edge of said Anthon y J. Larreeq, Beach Bluff, Mass., assignor cowl, said flaps being disposed in angular relation to General Electric Company, a corporation of with respect to each other, manually operable New York. Application January 22, 1938. Serial means for adjusting the angular relation of said No. 180,348. 1 Claim. [Class 244-57.] flaps with respect to said cowl, and connecting In combination, an aeroplane, an elastic fluid means operatively associating individual flaps with turbin e for propelling said aeroplane, heat exchange each other and with said manual means for actuation apparatu s for condensing the exhaust therefrom, 2,169,416 . Slotted Deflector Flap. Roger of all of said flap s in unison upon operation of said said apparatus comprising a pair of condenser units, W . Griswold, 2nd, Old Lyme, Conn., assignor to manua l means. th e first condenser unit of said pair being disposed United Aircraft Corporation, Fast Hartford, Conn., along a portion of the leading edge of said wing and a corporation of Delaware. Application June 12, having an outer wall constituting a par t of the wing 193G. Serial No. 84,908. 15 Claims. [Class 244-40.] surface and conforming with the contour of the 1. In a wing lift increasing device, in combination remainder of the wing surface and an inner wall with a trailing edge flap mounted to provide an secured thereto, upper and lower headers in said upwardl y tapering air directing slot between said first condenser unit, a plurality of fluid passages flap and the fixed portion of the wing, a door defined by said walls communicating between said pivotally secured to the fixed wing portion to headers, the second condenser unit of said pair extend across the bottom of said slot to control disposed within the central portion of said wing th e opening thereof, and means for tilting said between the upper and lower surfaces thereof and trailing edge flap to vary the lift of the wing, and comprising an upper and a lower header having a means to move said door to fully open said slot pluralit y of extended-surface condenser tubes durin g the first part of the movement of said therebetween an after-cooler including a plurality of trailing edge flap from its neutral position. extended-surface tubes communicating with said lower header or said second unit for receiving non- condensables therefrom, a conduit for conducting *Th e above abstracts of patents granted in the United States 2,168,726 . Propulsion of Aircraft and Gas are taken, by permission of the Departmen t of Commerce, from the Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office. Printed copies of Turbines . Frank Whittle, Trumpington, England. th e full specifications can be obtained, price 10 cents each, from the Application February 27, 1937. Serial No. 128,167. Commissioner of Patents, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. In Great Britain March 4, 193(5. 6 Claims. Excep t where otherwis e stated , the specification is unaccompanied by drawings if none is reproduced. [Class 60-35.6.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology , Volume 11 (12): 1 – Dec 1, 1939

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462 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING December, 1939 Some Recent Patents of Aeronautical Interest Granted in the U.S.A. 2,167,972 . Protective Surface. Richard A. 1. A gaseous jet reaction propelling unit for Crawford, Akron, Ohio, assignor to The B. F. aircraft, comprising an air duct with an entry Goodrich Company, New York, N. Y., a corporation opening to face the direction of travel, an axial of New York. Application August 19, 1937. flow compressor therein, a centrifugal compressor Serial No. 159,842. 11 Claims. [Class 244-134.] supplied with part of the flow therefrom, a fuel 1. Ice-removing apparatus for aircraft including burnin g device in the output of the centrifugal a covering comprising a layer of extensible dielectric compressor, a turbine driving the centrifugal materia l adapted to be extensively stretched in compressor and operated by the flow from said th e operation of said apparatus, and an extensible centrifugal compressor and burning device, a layer of material at the surface of the dielectric second turbine driving the axial flow compressor materia l of relatively great conductivity adapted an d operated by the exhaust gases from the first to be stretched therewith and to be electrically turbine , an exhaust passage from the second turbine conductive in a condition of stretch. into the duct behind the axial flow compressor, and an outlet orifice for the duct. condensate and non-condensables from the lower header of said first unit to the lower header of said second unit, a conduit for conducting condensate from said lower header of said second unit, a conduit for conducting non-condensables from said after- cooler and a passage through said wing for conduct­ ing cooling air into contact with the condenser tube s of said second unit. 2,169,243 . Supercharger and Cooler 2,168,008 . Apparatus for Preventing Ice 2,168,328 . Deicing Means for Airplanes. Arrangement . Vinton Higbie, Paterson, N.J., Accumulation . Myron L. Taylor, Hudson, Ohio, Walte r S. Dichl, United States Navy. Application assignor to Wright Aeronautical Corporation, a assignor to The B. F. Goodrich Company, New- December 4, 1937. Serial No. 178,095. 6 Claims. corporation of New York. Application January 9, York, N. Y., a corporation of New York. Applica­ [Class 244-134.] (Granted under the Act of March 1937. Serial No. 119,837. 5 Claims. [Class (50-13.] tion August 20, 1937. Serial No. 3, 1883, as amended April 30, 1928; 370 O. G. 757.] 1. In an aircraft power plant including an 160, 105. 5 Claims. [Class 244-134.] 1. A deicing means for aeroplane surfaces exposed engine, a close-coupled turbo supercharger-cooler 1. Apparatus for preventing ice t o ice-forming conditions comprising an expansible arrangemen t comprising a downwardly discharging accumulation, said apparatu s com­ clastic covering secured to such surface and means cooler discharging directly into the intake duct of prising an area of highly stretch- for producing a said engine, said cooler having spaced downwardly able sheet rubber-like material, lesser pressure on directed intake openings, laterally spaced to embrace means for stretching the same to th e inner surface th e cooler discharge opening, and laterally spaced loosen ice deposited thereon, and of said covering outlet ducts for the supercharger directly connected stretchabl e reinforcing strips dis­ tha n on th e oute r to said cooler at said intake openings. posed in spaced-apart relation surface thereof. across said area, said strips being less stretchable than said rubber­ 2,168,599 . Air Regulating Means. Rex B. like material and highly resistant Beisel and Albert L. MacClain, West Hartford, t o tearing and so associated with Conn., assignors to The United Aircraft & Transpor t said material that accidental Corporation, East Hartford, Conn., a corporation tearing of said material is limited of Connecticut. Application January 3, 1934. to the regions between said strips Serial No. 705,094. 16 Claims. [Class 123-171.] an d adequate stretchability of 1(5. Means adapted to be associated with an said area is provided for effectively annula r engine cow] to control the flow of engine preventin g ice accumulation. cooling air therethrough comprising, a series of flaps hinged to an annular support adapted to be 2,168,166 . Heat Exchange Apparatus. positioned adjacent to the trailing edge of said Anthon y J. Larreeq, Beach Bluff, Mass., assignor cowl, said flaps being disposed in angular relation to General Electric Company, a corporation of with respect to each other, manually operable New York. Application January 22, 1938. Serial means for adjusting the angular relation of said No. 180,348. 1 Claim. [Class 244-57.] flaps with respect to said cowl, and connecting In combination, an aeroplane, an elastic fluid means operatively associating individual flaps with turbin e for propelling said aeroplane, heat exchange each other and with said manual means for actuation apparatu s for condensing the exhaust therefrom, 2,169,416 . Slotted Deflector Flap. Roger of all of said flap s in unison upon operation of said said apparatus comprising a pair of condenser units, W . Griswold, 2nd, Old Lyme, Conn., assignor to manua l means. th e first condenser unit of said pair being disposed United Aircraft Corporation, Fast Hartford, Conn., along a portion of the leading edge of said wing and a corporation of Delaware. Application June 12, having an outer wall constituting a par t of the wing 193G. Serial No. 84,908. 15 Claims. [Class 244-40.] surface and conforming with the contour of the 1. In a wing lift increasing device, in combination remainder of the wing surface and an inner wall with a trailing edge flap mounted to provide an secured thereto, upper and lower headers in said upwardl y tapering air directing slot between said first condenser unit, a plurality of fluid passages flap and the fixed portion of the wing, a door defined by said walls communicating between said pivotally secured to the fixed wing portion to headers, the second condenser unit of said pair extend across the bottom of said slot to control disposed within the central portion of said wing th e opening thereof, and means for tilting said between the upper and lower surfaces thereof and trailing edge flap to vary the lift of the wing, and comprising an upper and a lower header having a means to move said door to fully open said slot pluralit y of extended-surface condenser tubes durin g the first part of the movement of said therebetween an after-cooler including a plurality of trailing edge flap from its neutral position. extended-surface tubes communicating with said lower header or said second unit for receiving non- condensables therefrom, a conduit for conducting *Th e above abstracts of patents granted in the United States 2,168,726 . Propulsion of Aircraft and Gas are taken, by permission of the Departmen t of Commerce, from the Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office. Printed copies of Turbines . Frank Whittle, Trumpington, England. th e full specifications can be obtained, price 10 cents each, from the Application February 27, 1937. Serial No. 128,167. Commissioner of Patents, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. In Great Britain March 4, 193(5. 6 Claims. Excep t where otherwis e stated , the specification is unaccompanied by drawings if none is reproduced. [Class 60-35.6.]

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