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U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 February 1947



A self‐contained jet thrust motor unit for use in an airplane comprising a thrust motor, a plurality of tanks for containing liquid propellants for said motor, fluid feed connections between said tanks and said motor, and a frame for supporting said motor and said tanks, said frame comprising a plurality of rigid legs converging rearwardly to the front end of said motor, and extending frontward from said motor in the general direction of the thrust from the motor, reinforcing strips extending between said legs, and attaching members for attaching said tanks to said frame just in front of the motor, said attaching members comprising concave plates fastened to the frame, the concave portion of each plate being fitted to a respective tank, and a strap attached to each plate and extending around the associated tank.


(1947), "U.S. Patent Specifications", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 19 No. 2, pp. 73-74.




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