Inlet and airframe compatibilty for a V/STOL fighter/attack aircraft with top-mounted inlets



Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif

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StatementD.A. Durston, D.B. Smeltzer
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 84252
ContributionsSmeltzer, D. B, Ames Research Center
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Durston and D. Smeltzer June Get this from a library. Inlet and airframe compatibilty for a V/STOL fighter/attack aircraft with top-mounted inlets. [D A Durston; D B Smeltzer; Ames Research Center.].

Inlet and airframe compatibility for a V/STOL fighter/attack aircraft with top-mounted inlets. By D. Durston and D. Smeltzer. Abstract. Aerodynamic force and inlet-pressure data were obtained for % force and pressure models of a V/STOL fighter/attack aircraft configuration with top-mounted twin inlets.

Data are presented from wind Author: D. Durston and D. Smeltzer. Inlet and airframe compatibility for a V/STOL fighter/attack aircraft with top-mounted inlets. By D. Durston and D. Smeltzer.

Abstract. Aerodynamic force and inlet pressure data are obtained for % force and pressure models of a V/STOL fighter/attack aircraft configuration with top mounted twin inlets. Data are presented from tests Author: D. Durston and D. Smeltzer. The F/AA propulsion system consists of two inlets and two General Electric FGE turbofan engines with afterburner and thrust-vectoring paddles.

The right-hand inlet and engine (ALF) were used Inlet and airframe compatibilty for a V/STOL fighter/attack aircraft with top-mounted inlets book conducting inlet research. Air Induction Two inlets and inlet ducts make up the air induction system of the F/A airplane.

These inletsFile Size: 1MB. Aerodynamic force and inlet-pressure data were obtained for % force and pressure models of a V/STOL fighter/attack aircraft configuration with top-mounted twin : Claus Weiland.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite Reston, VA   Other inlets, like the one shown at the lower left, use flat hinged plates to generate the compression shocks, with the resulting inlet geometry having a rectangular cross section.

This variable geometry inlet is used on the F and F fighter aircraft. More exotic inlet shapes are used on some aircraft for a variety of reasons. The first generation operational V/STOL combat aircraft was the Hawker Siddeley Harrier ground attack and tactical reconnaissance aircraft, which was a development of the Hawker Siddeley Kestrel FGA.1 prototype and were subsequently built with the Rolls Royce Pegasus engine from into the ’s and the first became operational in   Air inlet in jet fighter.

Especially in modern fighters that may have thrust-to-weight ratios in the order of 1, the inlet and its integration with the airframe exert a powerful influence on the overall aircraft design.

The aim in engine-airframe integration is to minimize airplane drag, weight, and complexity and to maximize propulsion. In my previous blogs I discussed the early experimental, prototype and operational V/STOL combat jet aircraft that were developed in the late 's through to the late 's.

By the 's significant improvements had been made in performance, handling and the weapons load capability of new V/STOL combat jets. The following is a brief history on these second generation V/STOL. in a v/stol aircraft having a turbojet engine, an engine air inlet system comprising: a forwardly opening primary inlet duct leading to said engine; a secondary inlet duct communitating with said primary duct and extending upwardly through a portion of the aircraft structure substantially above the primary duct; and variable ramp means in said primary duct, said ramp means being movable Cited by: high-lift capable airframe with a partially embedded distributed propulsion system that takes a synergistic approach in propulsion-airframe-integration (PAI) by fully integrating the airframe and propulsion systems to achieve the benefits of both low-noise short take-off and landing (STOL) operations and efficient high speed cruise.

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The Sukhoi T-6 experimental attack aircraft was very similar to the Su in outline, but had four lift engines for STOL performance, and fixed swept wings. Due to an accident, it missed Domodedovo.

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Szlenkier (NASl-TT-F) LATEST CIVILIAN V/SfOL N AIRCRAFT. Inlet cones (sometimes called shock cones or inlet centerbodies) are a component of some supersonic aircraft and missiles. They are primarily used on ramjets, such as the D Tagboard and Lockheed XSome turbojet aircraft including the Su-7, MiG, English Electric Lightning, and SR also use an inlet.

Flight Testing a V/Stol Aircraft to Identify a Full-Envelope Aerodynamic Model by Nasa, National Aeronautics and Space Adm and a great selection of related books. The problem is that if the aircraft manuevers "away from the duct" (due to yaw or angle of attack) the airflow in the duct is much decreased due to separation.

Neither of these types of inlets do well at higher supersonic speeds, due to shockwaves that form on the lip of the inlet, reducing the efficiency of the inlet. This specific inlet type is called a "NACA inlet", "NACA scoop" or "NACA duct", since it had been invented by Francis Melvin Rogallo at NACA in (PDF) and refined by scientists at NACA (now NASA) main advantage is its simplicity: It just needs a properly shaped cutout in the skin and a rounded rear edge, whereas the airscoops it replaces need carefully shaped contours.

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There are engines located on top in some aircraft, mostly cargo/passenger aircraft, like the An where the engines are above the wing, which itself is a high mounted wing. The Fairchild A Thunderbolt is a combat aircraft with high mounte.

Subsonic Inlets: Most subsonic aircraft have their engines placed in nacelles; thus, in this section we do not deal with the inlet alone but include the nacelle at subsonic Mach numbers. The cross section of a typical subsonic inlet and its geometric parameters are shown in Fig.

The inlet .Investigation of the response to random wind gusts of a typical subsonic fighter aircraft in level flight with Mach number at sea Inlet and airframe compatibilty for a V/STOL fighter/attack aircraft with top-mounted First and foremost thing to remember about the Harrier when it comes to V/STOL is that it has a special landing gear arrangement and some special requirements to deal with it.

Sitting on the ground, the Harrier has a very strong 'nose up' attitude in the area of 6° But like all aircraft, it should still be landed on the main gear first.