|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 14 인용 특허 : 9|
Auxiliary fuel tank systems for aircraft and methods for their manufacture and use. In one embodiment, an aircraft can include a fuselage, at least one engine, and a fuel system configured to distribute fuel to at least one of the engine and an aerial refueling manifold. The aircraft can further include an auxiliary fuel tank system operably coupled to the fuel system. The auxiliary fuel tank system can include a master tank assembly and at least one slave tank assembly. The master tank assembly can be removably installed in the fuselage, and can include...
1. A fuel tank body for use in an aircraft fuselage, the fuel tank body comprising: a first end wall having at least a first aperture and a second aperture; and a second end wall positioned opposite to the first end wall, the second end wall having at least a third aperture and a fourth aperture, wherein the first and third apertures are configured to accommodate passage of at least a portion of a fuel outlet manifold extending through the fuel tank body and configured to transfer fuel out of the fuel tank body, and wherein the second and fourth aperture...