|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||137/8992 ; 137/3552 ; 137/35526 ; 244/135A|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 19 인용 특허 : 0|
The hose reel comprises a supply hose having an inlet end and an outlet end, and a drum mounted for rotation about a central axis and having an outer surface for receiving the supply hose. The inlet end is connected to the drum and a sheave is provided for wrapping the supply hose around the drum outer surface as it rotates. The sheave is moved axially along the drum as it rotates.
A system for in-flight refueling of aircraft, comprising: an elongated refueling pod; means for connecting said pod to an aircraft; a supply hose having an inlet end and an outlet end; a drum mounted for rotation in said pod about a central axis such that said drum axis extends along the longitudinal direction of said pod, said drum having a substantially smooth surface for receiving said supply hose, said inlet end being connected to said drum; means for rotating said drum for wrapping said supply hose around said outer surface, said rotating means bein...