|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/02 ; 244/046 ; 244/049 ; 244/100R ; 244/104FF|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 21 인용 특허 : 4|
A fixed wing aircraft that can be automatically and rapidly converted to a roadway vehicle within seconds while driving in the highway, comprising a one-piece wing rotatably mounted on top of the fuselage. The aircraft features a 3-horizontal-surface design allowing good pitch stability and damping in a very short fuselage, stall-resistant feature and reduction in induced drag at cruise speed. The aircraft's wing is enlargeable with additional wing tip segments allowing boost in aspect ratio hence improving efficiency at high loads. The vehicle has low c...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] In a roadable flying vehicle designed to operate effectively both in the air and in the roadway, said vehicle having a monoplane wing with a span, a fuselage with a length significantly shorter than the span of said wing, a cabin with a cockpit for housing an operator, a center of gravity, a longitudinal axis, a width, a top, a front end, two lateral sides, and a rear end, the combination comprising:ground-supporting means comprising of front ground-supporting means disposed at the front end of the vehicle and rear ground-supp...