|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/058; 244/060; 244/0760R; 307/0091|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 6 인용 특허 : 44|
Systems and methods for operating aircraft power systems are disclosed. A power system in accordance with one embodiment of the invention includes an aircraft auxiliary power unit and a controller coupled to the aircraft auxiliary power unit, with the controller being configured to automatically stop the auxiliary power unit while the auxiliary power unit is functioning normally. The controller can also be configured to automatically start the auxiliary power unit in-flight when power supplied or expected to be supplied to a subsystem of the aircraft has...
We claim: 1. A method for operating an aircraft power system, comprising:receiving a signal corresponding to a state of an aircraft subsystem that includes and receives power from an auxiliary power unit; andin response to receiving the signal, automatically stopping the auxiliary power unit, via a controller, while the auxiliary power unit is functioning normally in flight.