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Title:
VERTICAL TAKEOFF AND LANDING (VTOL) AIR VEHICLE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/012935
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A flight control apparatus for fixed-wing aircraft includes a first port wing (115) and first starboard wing (120), a first port swash plate (145) coupled between a first port rotor 155) and first port electric motor (135), the first port electric 5 motor (135) coupled to the first port wing (115), and a first starboard swash plate (150) coupled between a first starboard rotor (130) and first starboard electric motor (140), the first starboard electric motor (140) coupled to the first starboard wing (120).

Inventors:
TAYLOR, Dana J. (331 Innwood Rd, Simi Valley, California, 93065, US)
TOKUMARU, Phillip T. (748 W. San Andres Circle, Thousand Oaks, California, 91360, US)
HIBBS, Bart Dean (2691 Daunet Ave, Simi Valley, California, 93065, US)
PARKS, William Martin (2805 North Woodrow Ave, Simi Valley, California, 93065, US)
GANZER, David Wayne (4607 Kleberg St, Simi Valley, California, 93063, US)
FISHER, Christopher Eugene (41 Los Vientos Dr, Thousand Oaks, California, 91320, US)
MUKHERJEE, Jason Sidharthadev (605 Muirfield Ave, Simi Valley, California, 93065, US)
KING, Joseph Frederick (10540 Gaviota Ave, Granada Hills, California, 91344, US)
Application Number:
US2014/036863
Publication Date:
May 14, 2015
Filing Date:
May 05, 2014
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
AEROVIRONMENT, INC. (181 W. Huntington Drive, Suite 202Monrovia, California, 91016, US)
TAYLOR, Dana J. (331 Innwood Rd, Simi Valley, California, 93065, US)
TOKUMARU, Phillip T. (748 W. San Andres Circle, Thousand Oaks, California, 91360, US)
HIBBS, Bart Dean (2691 Daunet Ave, Simi Valley, California, 93065, US)
PARKS, William Martin (2805 North Woodrow Ave, Simi Valley, California, 93065, US)
GANZER, David Wayne (4607 Kleberg St, Simi Valley, California, 93063, US)
FISHER, Christopher Eugene (41 Los Vientos Dr, Thousand Oaks, California, 91320, US)
MUKHERJEE, Jason Sidharthadev (605 Muirfield Ave, Simi Valley, California, 93065, US)
KING, Joseph Frederick (10540 Gaviota Ave, Granada Hills, California, 91344, US)
International Classes:
B64C29/02
Foreign References:
US20050178879A12005-08-18
US20110180673A12011-07-28
US3181810A1965-05-04
US20110303795A12011-12-15
US2961189A1960-11-22
US2151128A1939-03-21
US5062587A1991-11-05
Other References:
See also references of EP 2991897A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DAWSON, James K. (1445 E. Los Angeles Ave, Suite 108Simi Valley, California, 93065-2827, US)
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