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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, 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 (7 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, Brent N McCallum: Method and system for fully fixed vehicle control surfaces. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, January 25, 2011: US07874525 (2 worldwide citation)

A fully fixed, non-articulating geometry vehicle that includes a number of virtual control surfaces operable to replicate a mechanical control surface's functionality. These virtual control surfaces further include a number of flow control devices on the non-articulating vehicle surface. The plurali ...


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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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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum: Method and system for fully fixed vehicle control surfaces. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, December 17, 2009: US20090308980-A1

A fully fixed, non-articulating geometry vehicle that includes a number of virtual control surfaces operable to replicate a mechanical control surface's functionality. These virtual control surfaces further include a number of flow control devices on the non-articulating vehicle surface. The plurali ...


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Peter K C Rudolph, Dezso Georgefalvy: Anti-icing system for aircraft. The Boeing Company, Hughes & Multer, May 19, 1992: US05114100 (69 worldwide citation)

An anti-icing system for leading edges of an aircraft. Hot compressed air is discharged from a cavity behind the leading edge, through a multitude of small holes in the leading edge skin into the airflow impinging on the leading edge. In a first embodiment the anti-icing system utilizes part of the ...


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Bernard Pauly, Danilo Ciprian: Aircraft wing provided with a high-lift system in its leading edge. Societe Nationale Industrielle et Aerospatiale, Merriam Marshall & Bicknell, May 24, 1983: US04384693 (50 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to aircraft wings, wherein the fairing element between the leading edge of a wing and the fuselage comprises a streamlining flap movable between a folded position in which it is housed in a recess in the fairing element and forms a part of the leading edge and the part adjacent ...


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Runyon H Tindell: Blown boundary layer control system for a jet aircraft. Grumman Aerospace Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, September 5, 1995: US05447283 (47 worldwide citation)

A blown boundary layer control system for an aircraft having a jet engine with an engine compressor, an inlet including a compression surface with an external part and internal part, a cowl lip including an internal lip surface and an external lip surface and an external afterbody. The system includ ...


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Runnels Jr Joe Neal: Boundary layer control and anti-icing apparatus for an aircraft wing. The Boeing Company, christensen O Connor Garrison & Hauelka, November 4, 1975: US3917193 (47 worldwide citation)

A boundary layer control (BLC) and anti-icing apparatus for an aircraft wing comprising a duct in thermal communication with the leading edge (nose) of the wing and a leading edge flap is disclosed. The duct carries relatively high temperature air bled from the engines, and ejects this air through B ...


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Mayer Jr Robert Alfred: Boundary layer control means. September 14, 1971: US3604661 (40 worldwide citation)

A vehicle movable through a fluid supporting medium includes an active system for controlling the layer of said fluid over at least a portion of the vehicle exterior surface. Parallel slots through the surface permit fluid under pressure to issue over the surface to reduce drag and improve lift and/ ...



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