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Title:
垂直離着陸装置
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP4155081
Kind Code:
B2
Abstract:
A vertical takeoff and landing apparatus is excellent in the maneuverability and postural stability of its airframe, serves to protect a pilot from an impact when landing, and can make extremely stable flight when hovering near a building. An airframe has a propulsion device for generating propulsive force in a vertically upward direction, and a side wall surface surrounding the propulsion device. An air intake port has a plurality of divided air intake port sections formed on the side wall surface of the airframe. A duct part connects the air intake port sections and the propulsion device with one another. A shutter part is provided at each air intake port section for adjusting an amount of air flowing therein. A control unit adjusts the degree of opening of each shutter part in accordance with an operation of a control stick, so that the airframe can be moved in an arbitrary direction.

Inventors:
石場 政次
Application Number:
JP2003099540A
Publication Date:
September 24, 2008
Filing Date:
April 02, 2003
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
トヨタ自動車株式会社
International Classes:
B64C29/00; B64C25/56; B64C25/58; B64C27/20; B64C39/02; B64D25/02
Domestic Patent References:
JP2001158399A
JP11115896A
JP6166362A
JP4193698A
JP3099999A
JP1168595A
JP47012924A
JP3067959U
Foreign References:
US6371406
US5170963
US2972455
US2967029
US2953321
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
川口 嘉之
松倉 秀実
永田 豊
世良 和信
遠山 勉