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Vectored Aircraft as R&D Tools, or as Super-Agile, Robotic Flying Systems

  • Benjamin Gal-Or

Abstract

One of the most notable shifts in missile propulsion is currently from rocket, or rocket-ramjet power, to turbine power. Turbine power is now advancing in a number of technology fronts: RCC-Low-RCS (App. B); Counter-Rotating Propfans and propellers; advanced, yet extremely simple, low-cost, low-maintenance turbojet and turbofan engines (with and without TV); stealthy, high-range propulsion systems with very high terminal maneuverability (e.g., the anti-radar Tacit Rainbow missile).

Keywords

Wind Tunnel Propulsion System Centrifugal Compressor Pitching Moment Nozzle Pressure Ratio 
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Copyright information

© Benjamin Gal-Or 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin Gal-Or
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  1. 1.Department of Aeronautical EngineeringTechnion-Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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