|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/116 ; 114/261 ; 244/135A|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 43 인용 특허 : 3|
Manned or remotely piloted Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) aircraft is launched or retrieved from a capture drogue carried by an articulated boom. The capture drogue is stabilized in space for retrieval and launch and moves the aircraft to a platform while the drogue-aircraft are stabilized with respect to the platform.
A handling system for VTOL aircraft comprising: platform means for holding said aircraft; articulatible boom means including a pair of arm elements having a capture drogue at the free end thereof for said aircraft; control means for moving said boom means between a catching position wherein said drogue is stabilized with respect to free space and a landing position wherein said drogue is stabilized with respect to said platform and said aircraft is positioned on said platform, said control system including input means comprising rate and/or acceleration ...