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Stephen C Rolston, Edward M Ashford: Aerodynamic low drag structure. Short Brothers, Lyon & Lyon, April 28, 1998: US05743488 (52 worldwide citation)

Boundary layer separation at the boundary surface of an intake duct (18) of a turbofan aeroengine nacelle (12) at conditions of high incidence and high engine mass flow arises from shockwave induced pressure gradients in the boundary layer. To control separation, gaseous fluid is withdrawn from a hi ...


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Robert S Wilson: Noise attenuation panel. Short Brothers, Fish & Richardson P C, August 6, 1996: US05543198 (49 worldwide citation)

A noise attenuation panel having a backing sheet, a facing sheet and a cellular core having a multiplicity of open-ended juxtaposed cells. The backing sheet extends across the ends of the cells at the rear of the core and the facing sheet extends across the ends of the cells at the front of the core ...


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Robert Samuel Wilson: Noise attenuation panel. Short Brothers, Fulbright & Jaworski L, August 26, 2003: US06609592 (45 worldwide citation)

A noise attenuation panel used to attenuate noise in aircraft engines includes a cellular core and a facing sheet formed with an array of holes. The holes are laser drilled to provide: (i) hole size variation over the facing sheet; (ii) non-circular hole cross section; (iii) polygonal hole cross sec ...


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Robert S Wilson, Mark A Braniff: Composite structure manufacture. Short Brothers, Fish & Richardson, February 13, 1996: US05490602 (44 worldwide citation)

A filament reinforced perforate composite sheet is manufactured by forming a filament assembly which includes reinforcing filament structures and passage forming filament structures and in which the passage forming filament structures extend from the front face to the rear face of the assembly, appl ...


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Robert L Jennings: Flap assembly. Short Brothers, May 4, 1993: US05207400 (39 worldwide citation)

A flap assembly includes a flap member (2) located at the trailing edge of an aircraft wing (4). A bracket (12) extends down from the flap member (2), and a mounting arm (8) extends rearwardly from the lower surface of the wing. Two link arms (14 and 16) are pivotally mounted at their upper ends (18 ...


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Derek Cole, Philip D Sherry, Alan J Blair: Aircraft propulsive power unit. Short Brothers, Lyon & Lyon, March 11, 1997: US05609313 (38 worldwide citation)

An aircraft propulsive power unit (19) comprises a nacelle structure (20) housing an engine and having a forward nacelle portion (21) and a rearward nacelle portion (131). The rearward end of the forward nacelle portion (21) in an operational position adjoins the forward end of the rearward nacelle ...


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William W Lewis: Cargo handling system for aircraft. Short Brothers, Kenyon & Kenyon, October 13, 1987: US04699337 (37 worldwide citation)

A variety (FIG. 4) of aero engines (30) can be rear-loaded into an aircraft cargo bay (10) with precision and safety and minimal clearance with the sides of the bay (10) by installing a roller conveyor trackway (20,22) along two seat rails (12,14) running the length of the bay (10) and its bottom-hi ...


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Philip David Sherry, Robert Welsh, Kenneth Henry Johnson: Aircraft propulsive power unit assembly having a leading edge lipskin and intake barrel. Short Brothers, Fish & Richardson P C, August 24, 1999: US05941061 (36 worldwide citation)

An aircraft propulsive power unit comprises an engine, a nacelle structure which houses the engine and which includes displaceable nacelle portions which form a forward part of the nacelle structure and which take up operational positions in which a forward end of each nacelle portion forms part of ...


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Derek Cole, Michael J Arnold: Duct for hot air. Short Brothers, Kenyon & Kenyon, June 23, 1987: US04674714 (35 worldwide citation)

The duct (16) which delivers hot air (F) to the inside surface of the leading edge of a turbo-fan inlet cowl, for de-icing of the leading edge (11), is made double-walled (16,21) in order to safeguard from overheating the materials from which the cowl is constructed in the event of rupture of the du ...


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Robert Samuel Wilson, Richard Parkes, Mark Braniff: Noise attenuation panel. Short Brothers, Lyon & Lyon, April 16, 2002: US06371242 (35 worldwide citation)

In the manufacture of a noise attenuation panel for an aeroengine nacelle an adhesive film is applied to a front face of a cellular component of the panel. The adhesive film is caused to reticulate to the ends of the walls of the cells at the front face of the cellular component. A perforate facing ...