|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/012.3; 244/023.0A; 244/023.0B; 244/023.0D; 244/012.4; 244/012.5; 244/023.0C|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 19 인용 특허 : 79|
A vehicle including a fuselage having a longitudinal axis and a transverse axis, two Ducted Fan lift-producing propellers carried by the fuselage on each side of the transverse axis, a pilot's compartment formed in the fuselage between the lift-producing propellers and substantially aligned with one side of the fuselage, a payload bay formed in the fuselage between the lift-producing propellers and opposite the pilot's compartment, and two pusher fans located at the rear of the vehicle. Many variations are described enabling the vehicle to be used not on...
What is claimed is: 1. A ducted fan air flow vehicle comprising: a fuselage and associated air flow control surfaces; at least one air flow duct having a peripheral wall, an upper inlet end and a lower outlet end, said at least one air flow duct located along said fuselage and enclosing a fan arranged to force surrounding ambient air to flow through said at least one air flow duct from said upper inlet end to said lower outlet end, thereby creating force directed along a duct flow axis which provides vertical lift force and which, when the duct axis is ...