|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 19 인용 특허 : 11|
A guided parafoil system for delivering lightweight payloads provides an accurate, small and low-cost delivery system for small payloads such as chemical sensor packages. The delivery system is adapted to fit along with the payload within a standardized canister. The delivery system includes a parafoil and a guidance control system that includes a global positioning system (GPS) receiver and an electronic compass to detect a deviation and bearing from a desired target. The parafoil is guided by a single motor that turns the parafoil in a horizontal direc...
1. A guided payload delivery system for delivering a payload to a target on the ground, comprising:a parafoil for reducing a rate of fall of said payload, said parafoil including a first set of control cables for controlling drag on a right side of said parafoil and a second set of cables for controlling drag on a second side of said parafoil;a location sensor for determining a physical position of said delivery system;a horizontal bearing sensor for determining a horizontal bearing of said delivery system;a guidance control coupled to said location sens...