Northrop Patents Airflow Modulation Tech

NorthropLogoNorthrop Grumman has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for an airflow modulation technology intended to help power dual mode combined cycle propulsion systems.

The technology is designed modulates airflow in an aircraft’s inlet diffuser with either a center turbine engine or a high Mach engine, Avionics Intelligence reported today.

Amal Ahmed writes the technology is also designed to communicate air flow with the turbine’s circular intake face as it receives air from the intake diffuser.

Northrop filed for the patent in August 2009 and the filing credits George Rupp amd Trajaen Troia as developers, the report said.

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