|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|§371/§102 date||20021115 (20021115)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 21 인용 특허 : 22|
An aircraft is disclosed that comprises a fuselage with first and second wings non-rotatably secured to and extending from sides of the fuselage. Inner and outer tracks are secured to and encircle the fuselage, and airfoils are operably secured between the inner and outer tracks. Means are provided for rotating the airfoils. The means for rotating the airfoils may be comprised of first and second drive coils, and first and second alternators may be operably coupled to the first and second drive coils, respectively, to provide redundant power supplies. P...
What is claimed is: 1. An aircraft, comprising: a fuselage; a first stator secured to said fuselage, wherein said first stator comprises a magnetic bearing comprising a plurality of permanent magnets arranged in a Halbach array; a first set of drive coils secured to said first stator; a first rotor hub operably coupled to said first stator; a first plurality of airfoils secured to said first rotor hub; and wherein said first rotor hub comprises: a first metal ring; and a plurality of carbon fiber bands disposed within said first metal ring. 2. The a...