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WO/2018/223089A2
Systems and methods are contemplated for favorably improving flight dynamics of aircraft, including enhanced aerodynamic braking and improved flight maneuverability. Air braking systems selectively position a first set of blades at a neg...  
WO/2018/222844A1
A vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) rotary aircraft or helicopter (10) has eight propellers (42) in a quad propeller arm (34) configuration where each propeller arm (34) has two counter-rotating propellers (42). Folding propeller arms...  
WO/2018/222388A1
We describe an aircraft design, which is capable of vertical takeoff and landing and also high-speed cruise on a fixed wing. The aircraft comprises a fuselage with a probe-deployment mechanism, which deploys a sample-gathering probe, loc...  
WO/2018/217667A1
Apparatus, systems, and methods are contemplated for electric powered vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Such are craft are engineered to carry safely carry at least 500 pounds (approx. 227 kg) using a few (e.g., 2-4) rotors,...  
WO/2018/211386A1
The present invention relates to an unmanned aerial vehicle with the capacity for vertical take-off and landing, which is provided with hybrid propulsion and lift systems, capable of simultaneously integrating the functionalities of an u...  
WO/2018/211279A1
The present invention provides a propulsion system for an aircraft. The system includes one or more thrust producing portions, wherein the one or more thrust producing portions include one or more duct means (8). The duct means are at le...  
WO/2018/208596A1
A multi-copter lift body aircraft has a lift body that has a first airfoil shape on a front to rear cross-section. The lift body has a nose and a tail. A multi-copter propeller is attached to the lift body. The multi-copter propellers pr...  
WO/2018/208220A1
An aerial vehicle may include a first wing structure. The aerial vehicle may further include a first propeller and a second propeller disposed along the first wing structure. The aerial vehicle may further include a second wing structure...  
WO/2018/208652A1
An aircraft includes a fuselage module (104) and at least two vertical lift rotor modules (300) supporting at least four rotor assemblies (302). Each rotor assembly (302) is supported by a rotor boom (308) having at least one boom free e...  
WO/2018/203036A1
An unmanned aerial vehicle (2) comprising: a fixed wing (6); a pair of nacelles (10) connected to the wing (6) and spaced laterally either side of a centreline of the wing (6), wherein each nacelle (10) comprises a stationary portion (14...  
WO/2018/204134A1
A power conversion unit may include two or more power modules for providing high- voltage direct current power to electrical loads, such as one or more propulsion motors aboard an aerial vehicle. Each of the power modules may be controll...  
WO/2018/197772A1
The aircraft (10) comprises a fuselage (11) and a rhombohedral wing structure (12) comprising front wings (13, 14) mounted on a front wing-root support (17) and rear wings (15, 16) mounted on a rear wing-root support (18). At least two w...  
WO/2018/200879A1
An electric tail-sitter aircraft configured to transport passengers and/or cargo between locations. The aircraft includes a flight module, a ground module and a payload module. The flight module is a wing that can rotate with respect to ...  
WO/2018/194214A1
A fixed-wing drone using a variable pitch propeller, according to an embodiment of the present invention, comprises: a body section formed in a lengthwise direction from a front end to a rear end; wing sections formed on both sides of th...  
WO/2018/184121A1
An autonomous flight vehicle capable of both rotary wing flight and fixed wing flight may include a pair of rotary wing flight thrusters used during rotary wing flight and a smaller pair of hybrid flight thrusters used during both rotary...  
WO/2018/182882A1
Various embodiments include a drone capable of operating as an airplane, a quad-copter, or a hybrid aircraft using a versatile flight performance envelope enabled by six elements of control. The drone may include a monolithic wing with a...  
WO/2018/175606A1
An aircraft for use in fixed wing flight mode and rotor flight mode while maintaining a horizontal fuselage is provided. The aircraft can include a fuselage, wings, rotor, and a plurality of engines. The rotor can comprise a wing attachm...  
WO/2018/163171A1
A vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) light aircraft comprising: a tilt- wing comprising port and starboard wings; a power train having: an electric motor coupled to a rotor for providing the aircraft with thrust for flight mounted to ea...  
WO/2018/163159A1
A multirotor aircraft that includes a chassis, vertical rotors, foldable wings, and a means for deploying and folding the foldable wing. The foldable wing is attached to the chassis and the means for deploying and folding the foldable wi...  
WO/2018/158634A1
An aerodynamic lifting system for a VTOL aircraft is provided that includes a lifting structure defining a leading edge portion, a trailing edge portion, an upper surface extending between the leading edge portion and the trailing edge p...  
WO/2018/155739A1
A vertical take-off and landing aircraft and a transition method therefor are disclosed. The vertical take-off and landing aircraft comprises: a flight fuselage including a front wing part and a rear wing part; a plurality of tilting pro...  
WO/2018/156041A3
The present invention relates to a propulsion system and vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. A VTOL aircraft (100) uses a modular propulsion system (101) containing three multiple propellers (102, 103) and (104). The multiple ...  
WO/2018/156041A4
The present invention relates to a propulsion system and vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. A VTOL aircraft (100) uses a modular propulsion system (101) containing three multiple propellers (102, 103) and (104). The multiple ...  
WO/2018/152258A1
Described is an apparatus and method of an aerial vehicle, such as an unmanned aerial vehicle ("UAV") that can operate in either a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) orientation or a horizontal flight orientation. The aerial vehicle inc...  
WO/2018/148851A1
An apparatus for providing lift to an aircraft comprising at least two independently rotating rotor/wings, each formed of a pair of rotor/wing segments extending from a common vertical support pivotally supported by the aircraft, a drive...  
WO/2018/151990A1
Aerial vehicles may be configured to control their attitudes by changing one or more physical attributes. For example, an aerial vehicle may be outfitted with propulsion motors having repositionable mounts by which the motors may be rota...  
WO/2018/145675A1
Tail sitter aircraft, comprising a fuselage (4) and a pair of wings (5), each wing having a leading edge (50) and a trailing edge (55), wherein each of the wings (5) is provided with a propeller propulsion unit and a plurality of control...  
WO/2018/147810A1
According to various embodiments, there is provided an aircraft including: a fuselage defining a body frame with longitudinal, lateral and height axes extending perpendicular to each other and intersecting in a center of gravity of the a...  
WO/2018/145355A1
A vertical take-off and landing aircraft having fixed wings, comprising a fuselage (100), wings (210) symmetrically distributed relative to the fuselage (100), and vertical tails (310) vertically connected to the wings (210) and symmetri...  
WO/2018/144544A1
A daisy-chain aerial vehicle includes at least two component aerial vehicles. Each component aerial vehicle includes at least one wing having a wing body, a trailing edge, and a wingtip, the wing body shaped like an airfoil. At least one...  
WO/2018/136844A1
A VTOL aircraft having thrust and directional control comprises a fan for providing a centrifugal flow of air. At least one duct allows for and directs air flow. At least one nozzle allows for exhaust release. Each of the at least one no...  
WO/2018/134795A1
A vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) airborne vehicle includes a fuselage, a front vertical thrust fan positioned forward of the fuselage and rotating in a first plane, and a rear vertical thrust fan positioned rearward of the fuselage...  
WO/2018/124353A1
The present invention relates to a tilting rotor and, more specifically, to a rotor enabling bidirectionally formed rotors to be tilted such that propelling power can be generated in the same direction, and being capable of preventing a ...  
WO/2018/110987A1
A fan-in-wing aerial vehicle according to an embodiment may comprise: a fuselage; main wings extending from both sides of the fuselage in the span direction; rotors rotatably mounted inside the main wings, respectively; and opening/closi...  
WO/2018/106137A3
The present invention relates to a distributed electric propulsion system and vertical take-off and landing ("VTOL") aircraft and especially to this having hybrid or electric drive, used to transport people or goods from one point to the...  
WO/2018/106137A4
The present invention relates to a distributed electric propulsion system and vertical take-off and landing ("VTOL") aircraft and especially to this having hybrid or electric drive, used to transport people or goods from one point to the...  
WO/2018/106382A1
A lift fan position lock mechanism is disclosed. In various embodiments, a position lock mechanism includes a ring structure having a first surface, the ring structure including one or more detents defined in the first surface of the rin...  
WO/2018/105897A1
The present invention relates to an vertical take-off and landing method and apparatus of an automobile capable of vertically taking off and landing an automobile by using exhaust gas generated during an engine operation of an automobile...  
WO/2018/099856A1
Electrically powered Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft are presented. Contemplated VTOL aircraft can include one or more electrical energy stores capable of delivering electrical power to one or more electric motors disposed ...  
WO/2018/090790A1
A rotor control mechanism (1) and a dual-rotor blade unmanned aerial vehicle. The rotor control mechanism (1) comprises a rotor blade beam (3), an external rotor blade beam (8), an x-axis motor (10), and an x-axis transmission and reduct...  
WO/2018/091981A1
The invention relates to a vehicle for transporting people and goods, capable of air, land, underwater, sea and river-based travel, capable of taking off and landing vertically and horizontally on a solid and liquid surface without causi...  
WO/2018/078386A1
A lift rotor or 'thrust' system or assembly for a VTOL aircraft, comprising first and second lifting thrusters or rotors contained within a housing, the housing containing a leading edge, a trailing edge, a upper surface and a lower surf...  
WO/2018/078388A1
A vertical take-off and landing aircraft, and a control method for the aircraft, are disclosed. The aircraft has a vertical motion mode and a forward thrust mode. The aircraft comprises an airframe, having a wing section; a forward thrus...  
WO/2018/075414A1
A multicopter aircraft with boom-mounted rotors is disclosed. In various embodiments, a multicopter as disclosed herein includes a fuselage; a port side wing coupled to the fuselage; and a starboard side wing coupled to the fuselage. Eac...  
WO/2018/075413A1
Described embodiments provide a rotor mounting boom assembly for a personal aircraft. The rotor mounting boom assembly includes a rotor mounting boom releasably attachable to a wing of the personal aircraft, one or more vertical lift rot...  
WO/2018/070867A1
An aerial vehicle (50) for vertical take-off and landing and horizontal flight comprises two wings (31, 32) extending substantially parallel to a Y-axis in spanwise direction, substantially parallel to an X-axis in chordwise direction, a...  
WO/2018/067499A1
In some embodiments, systems and methods are provided that limit the change in temperature and/or control a temperature of a product during delivery. Some embodiments provide systems comprising an unmanned delivery vehicle (UDV) comprisi...  
WO/2018/060970A2
An oblique rotor-wing aircraft may be capable of vertical take-off and landing, subsonic cruise, transonic cruise, and/or supersonic cruise. The oblique rotor-wing aircraft may comprise one or more of a fuselage, a rotor-wing, a thrust-v...  
WO/2018/064209A1
In various embodiments, a tilt-wing aircraft includes a fuselage; a first wing tiltably mounted at or near a forward end of the fuselage; and a second wing rotatably mounted to the fuselage at a position aft of the first wing. A first pl...  
WO/2018/060970A3
An oblique rotor-wing aircraft may be capable of vertical take-off and landing, subsonic cruise, transonic cruise, and/or supersonic cruise. The oblique rotor-wing aircraft may comprise one or more of a fuselage, a rotor-wing, a thrust-v...  

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