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Title:
PROPULSION ENGINE FOR AIRCRAFT
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/089067
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A propulsion system (300) for an aircraft (10) includes an electric propulsion engine. The electric propulsion engine includes an electric motor (334) and a fan (304) rotatable about a central axis (302) of the electric propulsion engine by the electric motor. The electric propulsion engine also includes a bearing (340) supporting rotation of the fan and a thermal management system. The thermal management system includes a lubrication oil circulation assembly and a heat exchanger (356) thermally connected to the lubrication oil circulation assembly. The lubrication oil circulation assembly is configured for providing the bearing with lubrication oil.

Inventors:
NIERGARTH DANIEL (US)
VONDRELL RANDY (US)
MILLER BRANDON (US)
MARRINAN PATRICK (US)
PASTOUCHENKO NIKOLAI (US)
CHEUNG LAWRENCE (US)
Application Number:
US2017/046193
Publication Date:
June 21, 2018
Filing Date:
August 10, 2017
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Assignee:
GEN ELECTRIC (US)
International Classes:
F02K5/00; F02C6/20
Foreign References:
EP2966266A12016-01-13
EP3048042A12016-07-27
US20160137305A12016-05-19
US20120198814A12012-08-09
US6264003B12001-07-24
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KACHUR, Pamela, A. et al. (US)
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