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특허 상세정보

Rigidized assisted opening system for high altitude parafoils

국가/구분 United States(US) Patent 등록
국제특허분류(IPC7판) B64D-017/76    B64D-017/26    B64B-001/40    B64D-017/40    B64D-001/12    B64D-017/02    B64D-017/72    B64D-017/70   
출원번호 US-0189850 (2016-06-22)
등록번호 US-9561858 (2017-02-07)
발명자 / 주소
출원인 / 주소
대리인 / 주소
    Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP
인용정보 피인용 횟수 : 2  인용 특허 : 127
초록

Described are a parafoil for operation at high altitudes, in low density air, or at low airspeeds, and methods for opening same. The parafoil comprises flexible members connected to the parafoil canopy. When the parafoil canopy is in a stowed configuration, the members are deformed, storing elastic energy. When the canopy is released from its stowed configuration, the members spring back to their undeformed shapes, thereby opening or assisting with opening the canopy. The flexible members may also be attached to a base structure, which is attached to the...

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청구항

1. A parafoil comprising: a base structure;a first elongated wing tip support having a lower end and an upper end opposite the lower end, the lower end coupled with the base structure and extending outward relative to a vertical orientation, the first wing tip support comprising a first flexible rod configured to flex to store energy of flexure;a second elongated wing tip support having a lower end and an upper end opposite the lower end, the lower end coupled with the base structure and extending outward relative to the vertical orientation, the second ...

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