|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/200; 244/214; 244/219|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 17|
A method and apparatus for an airfoil, a flexible skin, and a shape control system. The flexible skin forms a control surface of the airfoil. The shape control system is capable of changing a shape of the control surface formed by the flexible skin between a plurality of shapes, wherein a gap does not occur during a changing of the shape of the control surface.
1. An apparatus comprising: an airfoil;a flexible skin forming a control surface of the airfoil; anda shape control system capable of changing a shape of the control surface formed by the flexible skin between a plurality of shapes, wherein the shape control system comprises a plurality of rollers capable of engaging an interior surface of the of the flexible skin, wherein the plurality of rollers comprises a first plurality of leading edge rollers arranged in a first array and a second plurality of drag rollers arranged in a second array that is substan...