|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/002; 244/004.R; 244/063; 244/110.R; 244/135.A; 244/137.4|
|§371/§102 date||20030922 (20030922)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 17 인용 특허 : 7|
A system for launching, refuelling and recovering in flight an aircraft (10) such as an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from a larger carrier aircraft (16) comprising a holder (22) on the carrier aircraft (16) to which the UAV (10) is detachably connectable and an extendable and retractable refuelling device (23, 24) on the carrier aircraft (16) detachably connectable to the UAV (10) whereby to launch the UAV it is disconnected from the holder (22), the refuelling device (23, 24) is extended with the UAV connected thereto to cause the UAV to trail behind t...
1. A system for the airborne launch refuelling and recovery of an aircraft from/by a larger carrier aircraft and for refuelling and recovering the aircraft, the system comprising a holder on the carrier aircraft to which the aircraft is detachably connectable, and an extendible and retractable refuelling device mounted on or in the holder detachably connectable to the aircraft, whereby to launch the aircraft the aircraft is disconnected from the holder and the refuelling device is extended with the aircraft detachably connected thereto to cause the aircr...