0801230-A2 is referenced by 37 patents and cites 5 patents.

A swept blade design for the low pressure compressor rotor or fan of a ducted fan gas turbine engine has a leading edge which is inclined relative to an axial direction of airflow through the rotor stage. The sweep angle varying with blade, span height from the rotor axis has a negative or forward sweep near the rotor hub, changing to a positive or rearward sweep as span height increases, changing again near the tip to negative or forward sweep.

Title
Swept fan blade
Application Number
EP19970301765 19970317
Publication Number
0801230 (A2)
Application Date
March 17, 1997
Publication Date
October 15, 1997
Inventor
Rowlands Paul Anthony
GB
Assignee
Rolls Royce
GB
IPC
F01D 05/14
F04D 29/32
F04D 29/32
F01D 05/14
F04D 29/32
F01D 05/14
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