|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||137/001; 137/038; 137/045; 244/135R|
|§371/§102 date||20090813 (20090813)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 9|
A water scavenging system (1) for removing water from an aircraft fuel tank (2), the water scavenging system comprising: a water line (10); and a valve (20) which is configured to control the flow of water in the water line in response to a change in an effective angle of the valve. In use, the valve opens automatically in response to an increase in the effective pitch of the aircraft during take off and climb. The valve comprises: a pendulum (40); and a valve closure member (46) which is coupled to the pendulum such that a change in the angular position...
1. An aircraft having an engine, a fuel tank and a water scavenging system configured to remove water from the fuel tank and feed said water into said engine, the water scavenging system comprising: a water line; anda valve which is configured to allow the flow of water in the water line in response to an increase of an effective pitch of the aircraft to a predetermined effective pitch. 2. The aircraft of claim 1 wherein the valve comprises: a pendulum; anda valve closure member is coupled to the pendulum such that a change in the angular position of the...