|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 9 인용 특허 : 53|
A rotary flying device comprising an inflatable airfoil having an axis of rotation for rotation thereabout, an inflatable stabilizer disk mounted on the airfoil, a bearing assembly attached to the axis of rotation, and a bridle attached to the bearing assembly for receiving a support line. The airfoil is provided with one or more ribs for providing rigidity thereto. Alternatively, or simultaneously, the airfoil is provided with end caps or a periphery cage member for providing the necessary rigidity thereto.
[ I claim:] [1.] An inflatable rotary kite comprising:an inflatable airfoil defining an enclosure for containing gaseous fluid and having an axis of rotation means for rotation thereabout;an inflatable stabilizer disk mounted onto said airfoil, said stabilizer disk defining an enclosure for containing gaseous fluid; andat least one means for providing rigidity to said airfoil.