Raymond Wang. 2015. “Airflow modification apparatus and method.” United States of America US9725178B2 (US Patent and Trademark Office). US PatentAbstract
An apparatus for modifying aircraft cabin airflow includes a redirector configured to receive an airflow from an inlet of an aircraft cabin. The redirector is configured to downwardly redirect at least a portion of the airflow. In one embodiment, the redirector includes a dividing portion configured to be oriented generally parallel to the airflow received at the redirector from the cabin inlet, and further includes a redirecting portion configured to be oriented in a generally downward direction. In another embodiment, the redirector includes an elongated protrusion configured to be positioned on a ceiling of the aircraft cabin.