|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 8 인용 특허 : 96|
A drag reducing apparatus is provided for use with vehicles having surfaces that are not streamlined. The apparatus includes an exterior cover that forms a drag reducing shape when the apparatus is fully extended. The apparatus can be retracted to a space saving configuration. A scissors linkage extends and retracts the apparatus. The scissors linkage can be motorized, and the motor can extend the scissors linkage by turning in a first direction and can retract the apparatus by turning in a second direction. The scissors linkage can hold the exterior cov...
1. A drag reducing apparatus comprising: a scissors linkage; anda flexible tension member routed through the scissors linkage;wherein when the tension member is driven in a first direction the scissors linkage extends thereby extending the drag reducing apparatus;wherein when the tension member is driven in a second direction the scissors linkage retracts thereby retracting the drag reducing apparatus. 2. The drag reducing apparatus of claim 1, wherein the flexible tension member is driven by a pulley. 3. The drag reducing apparatus of claim 1, wherein t...