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Title: Variable volume combustor with an air bypass system

The present application provides a combustor for use with flow of fuel and a flow of air in a gas turbine engine. The combustor may include a number of micro-mixer fuel nozzles positioned within a liner and an air bypass system position about the liner. The air bypass system variably allows a bypass portion of the flow of air to bypass the micro-mixer fuel nozzles.
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Patent File Date: 2013 Feb 06
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GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, Schenectady, NY (United States)
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United States

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