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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Neal D Domel, Cole W Schemm: Exhaust plume heat effect reducing method and apparatus. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, John J Snyder, November 27, 2012: US08316631 (2 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for reducing heating effects of an exhaust plume of a jet engine on an impinged surface includes fluid injectors disposed adjacent and aimed into an exhaust plume zone that's to be occupied by an exhaust plume when the engine is running. A flow generator transmits fluid flow into such a ...


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Grover Bennett, Matthew Boespflug, Seyed Saddoughi: Synthetic jet apparatus. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, John J Snyder, September 23, 2014: US08841820 (5 worldwide citation)

A synthetic jet apparatus including a series of generally parallel spaced-apart bimorph piezoelectric plates defining first and second sets of fluid chambers. The chambers of the second set of fluid chambers are interleaved with the chambers of the first set of fluid chambers. The first and second s ...


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Curtis M Chapin, John T Schueler: Plug removal method and apparatus. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, John J Snyder, November 13, 2012: US08307529 (3 worldwide citation)

A tool for removing plugs from recesses obviates the need for a twist of the wrist in engaging a plug for removal. A plunger is carried by a housing and is supported for reciprocal axial motion between extended and retracted positions relative to the housing. A shaft of the plunger includes a first ...


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Paul D McClure, Dennis B Finley, Sergey Macheret: Plasma actuated vortex generators. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, John J Snyder, December 23, 2014: US08916795 (2 worldwide citation)

A plasma-actuated vortex generator arrangement includes a plurality of spaced-apart vortex generators, and a plasma actuator distributed amongst the plurality of vortex generators.


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David Findley, Robert James Hill: Thermally-conductive particles in printed wiring boards. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, John J Snyder, June 2, 2015: US09049805 (2 worldwide citation)

A printed wiring board (PWB) can be fabricated with enhanced thermal characteristics that can enable the use of higher performance electronic components and/or a smaller packaging configuration. A substrate layer of the PWB includes a matrix material and optional reinforcing fibers embedded in the m ...


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Curt B Burris: Aerodynamic wing load distribution control. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, John J Snyder, April 7, 2015: US08998132 (1 worldwide citation)

An aerodynamic wing load distribution control apparatus for increasing flight performance of an aircraft. The apparatus may include an aileron uprigger connectable to left and right ailerons of an aircraft and configured to uprig the left and the right wing ailerons of such aircraft. An operator int ...


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Russell L Miller, Rick A Luepke: Hole grip length measurement apparatus. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, John J Snyder, February 5, 2013: US08365428 (1 worldwide citation)

A system for determining the grip length of a hole extending through a stack of panels so that a fastener of appropriate length can be selected for insertion into the hole. A shaft carrying an array of probes is inserted into the hole and the array generates signals indicating which probes of the ar ...


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Craig L Burgess, Joy Green, Stephen Kissling: Simulating rotation of a wheel. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, John J Snyder, April 3, 2012: US08146411 (1 worldwide citation)

A device and method for simulating rotation of a wheel on a vehicle having a rotatable wheel rotation sensor. A motor is coupled to a rotatable portion of the rotation sensor, and is operated to rotate the rotatable portion of the rotation sensor according to a pulse train simulating a wheel skid.


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Gregory A Vawter, Jeff B Lilley, Anna M Tauke Pedretti, Rick C Jones: Photonic circuit. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, John J Snyder, March 3, 2015: US08971714 (1 worldwide citation)

An integrated or monolithic photonic circuit that modulates RF signals onto optical signals and then performs a channelizing filter function according to the RF content. According to an exemplary embodiment, the photonic circuit is employed in an aircraft system that includes a front end, a photonic ...


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Daniel G Norton, Robert J Perry, John Osaheni, Patrick Pastecki, Paul Glaser, Ashish B Mhadeshwar: Systems and methods for using an endothermic fuel with a high heat sink capacity for aircraft waste heat rejection. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, John J Snyder, March 17, 2015: US08978353

Systems and methods for rejecting waste heat generated by one or more operating systems installed on an aircraft employ an endothermic fuel that can participate in endothermic catalytic cracking at temperatures below about 80° C. when exposed to a cracking catalyst that contains a superacid operativ ...