|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B64C-017/10 B64D-037/16 B64D-037/10 B64D-037/04 B64D-037/20|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 8|
Methods and systems are provided to comply with structural load requirements applicable to aircraft additional fuel tank systems. A plurality of aircraft fuel tanks may be positioned adjacent to one another, preferably within the fuselage (e.g., a cargo compartment) of the aircraft so as to be disposed generally along a longitudinal axis of the aircraft. The tank body defining an interior space for holding aircraft fuel, an intercommunication conduit assembly between the fuel tank modules configured to refuel and transfer fuel from the tank modules by a ...
1. An aircraft fuel tank system comprising: a series of multiple fuel tanks; andintercommunication conduit assemblies fluid-connecting pairs of adjacent fuel tanks in the series to establish a cascade mode of fuel flow serially from one tank to another tank in the series of multiple fuel tanks, wherein the intercommunication conduit assemblies comprise: (i) an external manifold conduit spanning a distance between an adjacent pair of the fuel tanks,(ii) an inlet conduit connected to one end of the manifold conduit and extending within an interior of a fir...