|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B64C-037/02 B64C-037/00 B64D-005/00|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 8 인용 특허 : 21|
An air vehicle assembly and a corresponding method for launching an air vehicle assembly are provided, along with corresponding control systems and methods. The air vehicle assembly may include a plurality of air vehicles releasably joined to one another during a portion of the flight, such as during take-off and landing. By being releasably joined to one another, such as during take-off and landing, the air vehicles can rely upon and assist one another during the vertical take-off and landing while being designed to have a greater range and higher endur...
What is claimed is: 1. An air vehicle assembly comprising: at least three air vehicles, wherein each air vehicle is releasably joined to another air vehicle; and a control system for at least partially controlling operation of said air vehicles, wherein said control system directs said air vehicles to take off while said air vehicles are releasably joined to one another such that said air vehicles collectively define a closed structure during take off, and wherein said control system directs at least two of said air vehicles that were releasably joined ...