|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 14|
A nacelle inlet lip has a simplified geometry. The nacelle inlet lip has a constant cross-section all along a circumference thereof and is wholly concentric relative to the engine centerline, thereby allowing for the use of simple and economical manufacturing processes.
1. A nacelle inlet for a turbofan engine having an engine centerline, comprising an annular inlet lip mounted to an inlet section of the nacelle, the annular inlet lip being made from a single continuous piece of material separate from that of the inlet section, the annular inlet lip being concentric relative to the engine centerline, the annular inlet lip having a constant cross-section all along a circumference thereof, the annular inlet lip having an external surface and an internal surface joined by a rounded leading edge, the external surface being ...