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Dan Miller
Philip P Truax, Daniel N Miller, Jeffrey W Hamstra, Patrick J Yagle: System and method for actively manipulating and controlling fluid flow over a surface. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Koestner Bertani, January 27, 2004: US06682021 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for actively manipulating and controlling aerodynamic or hydrodynamic fluid flow over a surface. More specifically, the present invention provides a system and method to control aerodynamic or hydrodynamic fluid flow behavior of a ducted fluid flow ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Philip P Truax, Patrick J Yagle: System and method to control flowfield vortices with micro-jet arrays. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, March 31, 2009: US07510149 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for actively manipulating and controlling aerodynamic or hydrodynamic flow field vortices within a fluid flow over a surface using micro-jet arrays. The system and method for actively manipulating and controlling the inception point, size and trajec ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Patrick J Yagle, Kerry B Ginn, Jeffrey W Hamstra: Method and apparatus of asymmetric injection into subsonic flow of a high aspect ratio/complex geometry nozzle. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Koesnter Bertani, November 8, 2005: US06962044 (6 worldwide citation)

The present invention reveals a method and apparatus for controlling the effective area and thrust vector angle of a fluid flow. In one embodiment, the fluid flow is controlled in an advanced, high aspect ratio, complex aperture geometry nozzle using asymmetric injection into the subsonic portion of ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Philip P Truax, Patrick J Yagle: System and method to control flowfield vortices with micro-jet arrays. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, October 18, 2011: US08038102 (6 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for actively manipulating and controlling aerodynamic or hydrodynamic flow field vortices within a fluid flow over a surface using micro-jet arrays. The system and method for actively manipulating and controlling the inception point, size and trajec ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Philip P Truax, Patrick J Yagle: System and method to control flowfield vortices with micro-jet arrays. Koestner Bertani, February 2, 2006: US20060022092-A1

The present invention provides a system and method for actively manipulating and controlling aerodynamic or hydrodynamic flow field vortices within a fluid flow over a surface using micro-jet arrays. The system and method for actively manipulating and controlling the inception point, size and trajec ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Philip P Truax, Patrick J Yagle: System and method to control flowfield vortices with micro-jet arrays. Bracewell & Giuliani, April 8, 2010: US20100084514-A1

The present invention provides a system and method for actively manipulating and controlling aerodynamic or hydrodynamic flow field vortices within a fluid flow over a surface using micro-jet arrays. The system and method for actively manipulating and controlling the inception point, size and trajec ...


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Brian R Smith, Daniel N Miller, Patrick J Yagle, Erich E Bender, Kerry B Ginn: Method and system of pulsed or unsteady ejector. Lockheed Martin Corporation, William N Hulsey III, Hughes & Luce L, October 30, 2001: US06308740 (26 worldwide citation)

The present invention reveals a method and apparatus for more efficiently injecting a primary fluid flow in a fluid ejector used to pump lower velocity fluid from a secondary source. In one embodiment, the primary fluid flow is a pulsed or unsteady fluid flow contained within an inner nozzle situate ...


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Philip P Truax, Daniel N Miller, Jeffrey W Hamstra, Patrick J Yagle: System and method for manipulating and controlling fluid flow over a surface. Lockheed Martin Corporation, William N Hulsey III, Hughes & Luce L, April 16, 2002: US06371414 (23 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for actively manipulating and controlling aerodynamic or hydrodynamic fluid flow over a surface. More specifically, the present invention provides a system and method to control aerodynamic or hydrodynamic fluid flow behavior of a ducted fluid flow ...


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Brian R Smith, Brant H Maines, Edward C Ma, Edward A DiGirolamo, Patrick J Yagle: Microvanes for aircraft aft body drag reduction. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, July 24, 2012: US08226038 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention relates a method and apparatus for reducing the drag on aircraft, particularly aircraft with an upswept afterbody. The method includes the steps of positioning a plurality of drag reducing elements on the fuselage of the aircraft, wherein the drag reducing elements are positioned on th ...


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Brian R Smith, Patrick J Yagle: Vortex generation device. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, July 14, 2015: US09079658 (1 worldwide citation)

A vortex generation device for reducing drag on an upswept aircraft fuselage afterbody and including a vortex generator vane that extends longitudinally from along an outer mold line of the fuselage of an aircraft adjacent an upswept afterbody of the fuselage and that is configured and positioned to ...



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