Translating and Rotating Cowl Inlet with Retractable Propellant Injection Struts

Reference#: P00247

The invention is an inlet system for a variable geometry transatmospheric air-breathing engine. It incorporates a rotatably translatable cowl provided with a rotating lip used in combination with insertable and propellant injection struts.

Patent Status: U.S. patent(s) 5,214,914 issued.

Mr. E. Chalfin
Phone: (443) 778-7473

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