|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/023.R; 244/023.C; 244/036; 244/073.R; 180/117|
|§371/§102 date||20060119 (20060119)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 11|
An aircraft which includes elements providing air circulation and directing the circulation along a housing. Different operational stages of the aircraft such as take off and level flight are achieved by using the same functionally inter-connected elements. The circulation is achieved by fan elements that allow adjusting the blow direction and the blowing force of the flow. A stagnation point (SP) associated with the circulation is also formed if necessary below the housing and the aircraft can be steered by controlling the circulation and the position o...
The invention claimed is: 1. A method of steering an aircraft comprising a housing and fan means, the method comprising forming a circulation using the fan means, directing the circulation along the housing and steering the aircraft by controlling the circulation and a stagnation point associated with the circulation. 2. A method as claimed in claim 1, wherein during take off the stagnation point is directed below the housing in order to achieve lift. 3. A method as claimed in claim 2, wherein the stagnation point is directed from the front end of t...