|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/199.4; 244/124; 244/087|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 8 인용 특허 : 42|
Methods and systems for efficiently increasing the wing area of an aircraft are disclosed herein. An integrated wingtip extension configured in accordance with one embodiment of the invention includes a tapered wing section and a winglet. The tapered wing section includes an inboard end portion having a first chord length and an outboard end portion having a second chord length that is less than the first chord length. The winglet is fixedly attached to the outboard end portion. The inboard end portion is configured to be fixedly attached to a tip portio...
1. An aircraft system comprising: a baseline aircraft main wing having a trailing edge control surface and a distal tip portion spaced apart from a root portion, the distal tip portion being configured to be attached to a first winglet; anda unitary wingtip extension comprising: a tapered wing section having an inboard end portion with a first chord length and an outboard end portion with a second chord length that is less than the first chord length, the inboard end portion being fixedly attached to the distal tip portion of the baseline aircraft main w...