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Title:
AUTOMATED RECEIVER AIRCRAFT IDENTIFICATION (ARAI)
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2010/118131
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
An aerial identification and fuel inventory control system (100) is disclosed. An RFID transponder (150) mounted on a refueling aircraft (130) transmits an identifier identifying the refueling aircraft in proximity to a fuel delivery aircraft (110). Substantially just prior to a start of fueling the refueling aircraft, the identifier is automatically logged in the fuel inventory control system (160). Upon completion of the fueling, a quantity of off -loaded fuel associated with the identifier is automatically logged in the fuel inventory control system. A fueling report may be automatically generated.

Inventors:
ETZKORN KAREN M (US)
OMAN ERIC P (US)
SCHOLES DALLAS S (US)
Application Number:
US2010/030234
Publication Date:
May 12, 2011
Filing Date:
April 07, 2010
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Assignee:
BOEING CO (US)
ETZKORN KAREN M (US)
OMAN ERIC P (US)
SCHOLES DALLAS S (US)
International Classes:
B64D39/00
Foreign References:
US20070205328A12007-09-06
US20030209633A12003-11-13
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
COUSINS, Clifford G et al. (P.O. Box 2515MC 110-SD5, Seal Beach California, US)
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