Patent Number: 6,170,253

Title: Cascade structure arrangement for a gas turbine engine

Abstract: A gas turbine engine is provided with a translatable cowl and a cascade structure which is nested within the translatable portion of the cowl. The cascade structure comprises a pair of C ducts which are exposed upon translation of a portion of the cowl. The C ducts are capable of rotation about an axis parallel to the longitudinal axis of the engine thus allowing access to the core of the engine.

Inventors: Newton; Arnold C (Derby, GB)

Assignee: Rolls-Royce plc

International Classification: B64D 29/02 (20060101); B64D 29/00 (20060101); F01D 25/24 (20060101); F02K 1/72 (20060101); F02K 1/00 (20060101); F02K 003/02 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018