|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A62C-003/02 A62C-035/58 B64D-001/16|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/136 ; 244/1371 ; 244/121 ; 169/47|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 28 인용 특허 : 0|
This invention, and the associated methods, relate to fighting fires from aircraft. The invention, and the associated methods, also relate to early detection of fires; delivering liquids (primarily fire retardant or water) in a timely and accurate manner for the suppression of fires; and performing those functions under conditions of smoke obscuration and darkness which currently inhibit or prohibit aerial fire fighting. The novel capabilities detailed in this patent also allow for useful functions not now performed by airtankers such as, but not limited...
A turbine engine powered firefighting airtanker comprising: a vision enhancing system; a helmet mounted display system to display the images generated by the vision enhancing system; an aided aiming system; a head up display system; a retardant discharge system having a means to accelerate liquids; a retardant discharge control system to control the acceleration and release of said liquids; an aerial liquid reloading system having a means for transferring liquids inflight from a transport aircraft to said airtanker; and a low altitude ground proximity wa...