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Title:
AIRCRAFT
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2001094198
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The invention relates to an aircraft (10) for taking off and landing in a substantially vertical manner. Said aircraft comprises a fuselage (12) with a drive unit (40) and an uplift device (14) mounted preferably on top of the fuselage (12). Said uplift device (14) comprises: at least one rotor assembly (85) comprising a large number of rotor blades (88), which are mounted so that they can rotate about an axis that is substantially vertical at take-off and landing and which are rotated by the drive unit (40) to achieve uplift by conveying a current of air downwards; and a substantially stationary exit guide vane assembly (90), provided beneath the rotor assembly (85), comprising a large number of exit guide vanes (92).

Inventors:
BRUENTRUP OTTO (DE)
Application Number:
EP0106504W
Publication Date:
June 20, 2002
Filing Date:
June 08, 2001
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
BRUENTRUP, OTTO
International Classes:
B64C27/20; B64C29/00; F04D25/16; F04D29/32; (IPC1-7): B64C29/00; B64C27/20; F04D25/04
Foreign References:
US3267667A1966-08-23
GB770874A1957-03-27
FR1509066A1968-01-12
US3820746A1974-06-28
GB737175A1955-09-21
DE1125772B1962-03-15
DE1032467B1958-06-19
DE112874C
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