|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||104/232 ; 104/124 ; 104/1381|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 17 인용 특허 : 0|
A land transportation system comprising a fully enclosed tubular guideway and a self-propelled air-cushion vehicle disposed in the guideway for providing short and long distance transportation within an enclosed environment. The tubular guideway is secured to stanchions anchored to underground concrete pilings. The air-cushion vehicle includes an internal cavity for receiving passengers and/or cargo holding containers. Air foils, air intake openings and air discharge openings are disposed throughout the cylindrical vehicle to create an air cushion betwee...
A land transportation system comprising: an enclosed elongated hollow shell having an inner surface defining a cavity therein; means for anchoring said shell to a supporting member external of said shell; and a self-propelled vehicle in said cavity and including a first enlarged diameter section in spaced relationship with said inner surface, a second enlarged diameter section in spaced relationship with said inner surface, and a reduced diameter section formed therebetween to define a plenum chamber so that while said vehicle is in motion, air flowing a...