|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|§371/§102 date||20060711 (20060711)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 14 인용 특허 : 13|
An aircraft arrangement for Mini or Micro UAV comprising a fore wing (14) and an aft wing (12) in tandem closed-coupled arrangement. The aft wing (12) has side panels (18) and control surfaces (19), and tapered planform with positive sweep, while the fore wing (14) has non-positive trailing edge sweep. The fore wing (14) and the aft wing (12) are disposed at different height, and the aircraft arrangement has no other wings or tail arrangements.
1. A self-propelled Micro UAV configured for aerodynamic flight at flight speeds in the range between 10 m/s to 20 m/s at Reynolds numbers in the range between about 20,000 and about 300,000, and comprising a fore wing and an aft wing in tandem close-coupled arrangement, wherein a trailing edge of said fore wing is spaced from a leading edge of said aft wing by a positive gap,wherein an average value for said gap is less than a root chord of said fore wing,wherein said aft wing has side panels and control surfaces on at least one of said aft wing and sai...