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U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 April 1945



In combination, a supercharger, multi‐speed transmission for driving said supercharger comprising a continuously driven carrier, medium and high speed planet gears rotatably supported on said carrier, sunwheels independently mounted in connexion with said planet gears, a ring gear in driving relation to said supercharger and in driven relation to said planet gears, means for selectively arresting the motion of either of said sunwheels to cause said ring gear to rotate at a selected medium or high speed, a low speed gear unit comprising means to free said low gear ratio unit when either of said medium or high ratios are engaged and to further automatically connect said low gear ratio to said ring gear whenever the medium and high speed ratios are disengaged.


(1945), "U.S. Patent Specifications", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 17 No. 4, pp. 123-124.




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