|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 66 인용 특허 : 14|
A motor with a variable speed controller is used to operate a hose reel for connecting a fuel source or decontaminant on a tanker plane to a fuel tank or other receptor on an unmanned vehicle. The hose reel is controlled to feed the fuel or other liquid through the hose and a drogue to a receiving probe on the unmanned vehicle and is also controlled to maintain the drogue in proper position. This end result is achieved by means of a controlling transponder on the unmanned vehicle which receives radio control signals from a communicating transponder on th...
1. An autonomous system for controlling the aerial feeding of a liquid decontaminant to an unmanned aircraft for decontaminating said aircraft having a probe for receiving said liquid from a liquid supply aircraft, said liquid supply aircraft having a drogue for feeding said liquid to said probe comprising: a hose for feeding said liquid to said drogue, a reel on which said hose is wound, a motor on the liquid supply aircraft for driving said reel, means for generating a laser beam which is fed to the surface of said unmanned aircraft, means for r...