|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/012.3; 244/012.1; 244/023A; 244/023C; 244/023D|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 98|
A vehicle including a fuselage having a longitudinal axis and a transverse axis, two Ducted Fan lift-producing propellers carried by the fuselage on each side of the transverse axis, a pilot's compartment formed in the fuselage between the lift-producing propellers and substantially aligned with one side of the fuselage, a payload bay formed in the fuselage between the lift-producing propellers and opposite the pilot's compartment, and two pusher fans located at the rear of the vehicle. Many variations are described enabling the vehicle to be used not on...
1. A ducted fan adapted to be mounted in a fuselage of a VTOL vehicle, said ducted fan comprising: at least one lift-producing propeller disposed inside a duct having an inlet and an exit at opposite ends thereof said at least one lift-producing propeller mounted for rotation about a duct axis,wherein an arcuately-limited peripheral sidewall portion of said duct is formed with at least one controllable aperture therein, thereby allowing, when the vehicle is in use and with said controller aperture open, air to flow into an interior of said duct through b...