|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B64C-029/00 B64C-027/52 B64D-035/06 B64D-035/08|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/56 ; 244/7R ; 244/7C ; 244/60|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 50 인용 특허 : 0|
A drive system for a tiltrotor aircraft that provides for the operation of both proprotors by either engine or by both engines. The drive system provides an interconnecting drive shaft that extends between and connects the engines in such a manner that power is transferred from one engine to the opposite proprotor in the case of an engine failure. Also, the arrangement provides for the operation of a redundant essential systems for the aircraft should an electrical or hydraulic system fail to operate properly.
A system for driving a pair of spaced proprotors that are remotely located adjacent to opposite ends of the wing which is mounted on a fuselage of a tiltrotor aircraft, said system comprising: port and starboard engine pylons pivotally located on the ends of said wing, each said pylon including an engine having an output shaft; gearbox means for each engine located in each pylon and drivingly connected to said engine output shaft, said gearbox means each having a propeller shaft carrying one of said proprotors an each having a drive shaft; pivot means fo...