|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||114/102 ; 114/103 ; 244/219|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 13 인용 특허 : 3|
The present invention entails a variable camber airfoil assembly mounted on a vessel and having a pivotably mounted rigid leading edge member. The rigid leading edge member includes an elongated generally V-shaped member that extends substantially the entire length or height of the airfoil assembly. A mast forms a part of said airfoil assembly and extends between a tip member and a root member and wherein said leading edge member is mounted forwardly of the mast. Extending between said tip member and root member rearwardly of the mast is a flexible cable...
A vessel including a wing type airfoil with a rigid leading edge member that is movable independently of a mast and which is mounted on said vessel for powering said vessel through water therein said wing type airfoil comprises: a. a stationary elongated mast having upper and lower portions; b. a tip member mounted to the top portion of said mast; c. a root member secured to the lower portion of said mast; d. rear connecting means disposed rearwardly of said mast and extending between said tip member and said root member; e. an elongated vertical rigid l...