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U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 August 1943



A Pitot‐static tube structure comprising, in combination, a shell having a hollow protuberance thereon, said shell having a dynamic pressure opening at the front end and a static opening at the side thereof; a partition in said shell separating an interior portion of said protuberance from the remainder of the space in said shell; a dynamic pressure duct within said shell connecting said dynamic opening with the hollow of said protuberance above said partition; a continuation duct leading from a point near the top interior of said protuberance downwardly and out of said shell; a second duct leading outward from the interior of said shell; a heating element positioned internally near the forward end of said shell adjacent said dynamic pressure duct; a second heating element positioned nearer to said protuberance; and a heat conveying member arranged to conduct heat from said second heating element to an outer wall of said protuberance.


(1943), "U.S. Patent Specifications", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 15 No. 8, pp. 245-246.




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