|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 23 인용 특허 : 36|
An aircraft aerial refueling system includes a fuel tank positioned in at least an aircraft wing to store fuel. At least two fuel pumps operate to transfer the fuel from the tank to a remotely located refueling connection. At least one electrically controlled valve provides each of an open position permitting fuel flow and a closed position isolating fuel flow between the tank and the refueling connection. A computer system automatically varies operation of any quantity of the fuel pumps and controls the electrically controlled valve between the open and...
What is claimed is: 1. An aircraft aerial refueling system, comprising: first and second auxiliary fuel tanks each operating to store a fuel; a main fuel tank; a refueling connection remotely located from the first and second auxiliary fuel tanks and the main fuel tank; at least two fuel pumps operating to transfer the fuel from one of the first and second auxiliary fuel tanks to the other of the auxiliary fuel tanks and from either of the first and second auxiliary fuel tanks to the main fuel tank and to a remotely located refueling connection; at leas...