|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 13 인용 특허 : 17|
One embodiment of the present invention is a unique aircraft. Another embodiment is a unique aircraft propulsion system. Still another embodiment is a unique system for taxiing an aircraft without starting one or more main aircraft propulsion engines. Other embodiments include apparatuses, systems, devices, hardware, methods, and combinations for aircraft taxiing and propulsion systems. Further embodiments, forms, features, aspects, benefits, and advantages of the present application will become apparent from the description and figures provided herewith...
1. A propulsion system for an aircraft, comprising: a gas turbine engine having a high pressure (HP) spool and a low pressure (LP) spool, wherein the LP spool is operative to drive a propulsor;an auxiliary power unit (APU) mechanically coupled to the LP spool and operative to drive the LP spool, wherein the APU is a thermodynamic machine configured to generate mechanical power from fuel;an auxiliary electrical machine mechanically coupled to the LP spool and operative to drive the LP spool; andan electrical power source electrically coupled to the auxili...